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November 13, 2019

The Goldwater Institute has honored Senator Vince Leach with its 2019 Lifetime of Liberty Award. The public policy research and litigation organization recognized Senator Leach for his focus on free markets, government transparency, low taxes and balanced budgets.

“All of us who care about limited government and constitutional rights owe Senator Leach a great debt of gratitude," said Goldwater Institute President & CEO Victor Riches.  "His lifetime of work promoting free markets, government trans...

November 5, 2019

The Metropolitan Pima Alliance (MPA) is recognizing Senator Vince Leach for his leadership addressing soaring property tax rates in Arizona. Properties with recent improvements or demolitions were seeing spikes in their property tax assessments. Assessors are using an application called Rule B to adjust property value higher, exploiting a loophole in state law.

"We needed to find a way to make the assessments consistent across the state, and to avoid these tax rate increases," said Senator Leach....

October 24, 2019

"I’m disappointed that the Maricopa County Treasurer's Office is thumbing its nose at state law. This year, the Legislature voted overwhelmingly that county treasurers must send everyone a property tax statement, including those with a mortgage. Across the state, people are receiving these proper notices in their mail. But in Maricopa County, instead of sending the detailed tax information it has sent for decades, that Treasurer's Office used the same amount of space to explain that homeowners s...

October 24, 2019

The Arizona Retailers Association (ARA) has named a hardware store in Maricopa the Retailer of the Year for Legislative District 11.

Maricopa Ace Hardware has been a part of the community since 2006 and is already a three-time winner of the Business of the Year Award from the City of Maricopa Chamber of Commerce.

The store was nominated by LD 11 Senator Vince Leach. "I am thrilled that Maricopa Ace Hardware is the winner of this award. It takes a lot of hard work and smart decisions to run a succe...

October 2, 2019

Senator Michelle Ugenti-Rita (R-23) testified Tuesday at a U.S. House Committee of Administration Field Hearing, focusing on election administration, ballot harvesting, and the Voting Rights Act.

Senator Ugenti-Rita has been passionate about elections in Arizona and has sponsored bills to try to fix election processes in our state. During her testimony, she said: "I evaluate election bills based on four criteria: First, does it enhance and protect the integrity of elections? Second, does it empow...