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March 4, 2017
ALERT: Contact AZ House to Say NO to SB1314

Please take action on the SB1314 'Student Data Privacy' Bill.   As written, it is not a good Bill.  Members of the Mommy Lobby are working with House Education Committee members to get an amendment to get our 3 concerns addressed. 

Right now, we OPPOSE SB1314 as written.

SB1314 will be heard in the House Education Committee Monday, March 6 at 2pm.  Click HERE to see the agenda.  

HERE ARE THE 3 MAIN OBJECTIONS TO SB1314

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Tags: Arizona Legislature, Common Core, Education
February 21, 2017
LaVoy Finicum - Part 1, by Senator Sylvia Allen

He was born in the back hills of Northern Arizona, hunting and riding horses with his father and siblings.  Born within him was a love for God, family and freedom.  "We need to put God first in our lives, strengthen our families, and fight to restore our freedoms."  LaVoy Finicum

This is a two-part update on the death of rancher LaVoy Finicum at the hands of the FBI and Oregon State Police.  Western ranchers had gone to Oregon in support of the Hammond family.  Their peaceful protest was labeled by law enforcement and some elected officials as domestic terrorism.  Federal statutes were used to prosecute western ranchers who were trying to bring national attention to the overreach of federal agencies in taking western ranchers' leases.

Part I:  LaVoy Finicum

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Tags: American Lands Council, Arizona Legislature, BLM, Media Malpractice
February 21, 2017
Legislation Co-Authored by Frank Riggs might help to Overturn Onerous Education Regulations

 

Did you know that the new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has cited a piece of legislation co-authored by  Frank Riggs, as the reason that recently enacted federal education regulations under the "Every Student Succeeds Act" could be nullified?  

Frosty Taylor carried the following post in Sunday's MCRC Briefs.

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Tags: Common Core, Education, Frank Riggs
February 21, 2017
Rim Country Republican Club to Host Bob Burns of the Arizona Corporation Commission

The next meeting of the Rim Country Republican Club will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, February 27 at Tiny's Family Restaurant, 600 East Highway 260, Payson.   This is an opportunity to enjoy lunch and to socialize.  Beginning at 11:30 am, Bob Burns of the Arizona Corporation Commission, will give a presentation.

All are invited to attend.

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Tags: Republicans
February 21, 2017
Gila County Republican Committee - 17th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner, Saturday, March 11

Please join your friends and neighbors at the  Gila County Republican Committee’s 17th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner, Saturday, March 11, 2017, to be held at the Mazatzal Hotel and Casino main ball room.  The Casino is located on Hwy 87 at mile post 251, just south of Payson.  Click HERE to see  flyer. 

This year’s featured guests are Arizona State Treasurer Jeff DeWit, who is also advisor to the Trump Transition Team; and Congressional District 4 Congressman Dr. Paul Gosar.   Get behind the scenes reports on the Trump election campaign and the latest on President Trump’s plans.  

A Cash Bar Social starts at 5:15 pm, followed by a Prime Rib dinner at 6:00 pm.  Tickets are $60.00 each.  There will also be door prizes, a 50/50 Raffle, and silent auction. 

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Tags: Congress, Republicans
February 8, 2017
How Much of the Common Core Standards Really Changed?

Wouldn't you think that, by now, most Arizonans know that Superintendent Diane Douglas is lying when she repeatedly tells people that Arizona's "new standards are 'No way' Common Core-like"!!  I guess she thinks that, if she repeats the lie often enough, people will believe it.  

Gilbert Watch has published two side-by-side comparisons, which were put together by a mother with the Mommy Lobby:  1) The old Common Core Math compared to Arizona's New Math Standards, and 2) The old Common Core English/Language Arts standards compared to Arizona's New English/Language Arts standards.   

Recently, a mother with the Mommy Lobby produced a simple, two-sided flyer that you can distribute to your friends, family, legislators, parents, children, by-standers, curiosity seekers, etc:  "How Much of the Common Core Standards Really Changed?"

For anyone who wants to know everything there is to know about Common Core, so you, too, can be sick to death of it, see below.  As for me, I'm researching homeschooling.

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Tags: AzMERIT, Common Core, Educational Malpractice, State Board of Education
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