Daily Archives: August 12, 2014

VIP Wins Commitments on Schools, Healthcare & Training from Legislative Candidates (Districts 23 & 28)

140812 - VIP - TR - Kavanaugh Responds to VIPValley Interfaith Project leaders challenged Arizona legislative candidates for Districts 23 and 28 to commit to supporting Medicaid expansion, schools, and increased funding for education and workforce development in a  meeting that drew 250.  District 23 includes most of Scottsdale, Fountain Hills and Rio Verde.  District 28 covers much of northern Phoenix, Paradise Valley and sections of Scottsdale.  [Photo Credit: Edward Gately, The Republic]

Most of the candidates committed to supporting VIP’s three-point agenda.  Those that participated in the assembly include: Rep. John Kavanaugh (District 23), Jeff Schwartz and Paula Pennypacker; Effie Carlson, Jay Lawrence, and Bob Littefield; and Michelle Ugenti.  District 28 candidates included Senator Adam Driggs and Kelli Butler; and House candidates Rep. Eric Meyer, Rep. Kaye Brophy-McGee and Mary Hamway.  See article below for specific responses.

Legislative Candidates Sign Off of on Interfaith Group’s Agenda, The Arizona Republic