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Mohave County Sheriff Tom Sheahan, Lake Havasu City Mayor Mark Nexsen Join Leaders from Throughout Arizona Supporting Campaign

Republican candidate for State Treasurer Hugh Hallman has picked up the endorsement of two of the most prominent elected officials in Mohave County.

Sheriff Tom Sheahan and Lake Havasu City Mayor Mark Nexsen have endorsed Hallman’s candidacy for the State Treasurer’s office. The two conservative Republican leaders praised Hallman’s record of fiscal responsibility and his commitment to limited government.

“It’s important to the people of Mohave County that we have strong advocates in statewide office for keeping both state and federal government in check,” Sheahan said. “Hugh Hallman’s experience as Mayor of Tempe and his lifelong commitment to limiting the size and scope of government make him an ideal choice in the State Treasurer’s Office for the priorities of Mohave County residents.”hallman pic

Nexsen said that as a Mayor himself, he knows how important it is to have someone who understands the challenges of running a city in the State Treasurer’s Office.

“We work closely with the State Treasurer’s Office on the funding we need to make sure Lake Havasu City’s government is run effectively,” Nexsen said. “Having someone like Hugh Hallman, a former Mayor who understands the importance of fiscal responsibility, in this office would be a tremendous asset for Arizona residents.”

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(PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz.) Pam Kirby, current Scottsdale School Governing Board member and recent Paradise Valley Council Member is endorsing Michael Collins for Paradise Valley Mayor.

Kirby began serving on the Paradise Valley Town Council in 2008 and was part of the team that led the Town out of its financial crisis.

In 2010, Kirby was elected to a seat on the Scottsdale School Board. On April 25th 2014, Kirby resigned from the Paradise Valley Council so that she can focus on the critical needs of the Scottsdale Unified School District.

Kirby said, “While there are still challenges facing any community, I feel Paradise Valley has emerged from several crises thanks to the hard work of my friends and former colleagues on the Paradise Valley Town Council. Vice Mayor Michael Collins is my choice to lead the Town Council; to keep our community moving in the right direction. My decision to focus on the Scottsdale School District was made easier knowing that someone of Michael's caliber is poised to lead Paradise Valley, and I sincerely hope the voters agree.”headshot 1 compressed

Paradise Valley’s current Mayor, Scott LeMarr is not seeking reelection. Collins said, “Losing such talented individuals as Mayor LeMarr and Councilmember Kirby won’t be easy. I can only hope to provide the necessary leadership as two valued members of Town Hall move on.”

“Pam truly defines the role of public servant. As Vice-Mayor I value her contributions; as the father of three school-aged children I am grateful for her dedication to our schools; as a resident of Paradise Valley I am proud she is a resident of our community. ” Collins added.

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(PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz.) Paradise Valley Vice Mayor and local businessman Michael Collins is announcing his candidacy for Mayor.

Collins was first elected to the Paradise Valley Town Council in 2010.

During his time on the council, Collins chaired the Public Safety Task Force which has revolutionized the Police Department and improved public safety. He also served as Chairman of the General Plan Advisory Committee which updated the Town’s General Plan and received 80% voter approval. Collins was a champion for efforts to solve Mountain Shadows redevelopment concerns, an achievement that is resulting in the renewal of this historic resort property.revised family compressed

“Mayor LeMarr has done many great things for Paradise Valley and I hope to build upon those accomplishments. We are headed in the right direction and I want to keep us there and protect that which makes us special,” said Collins.

In order to make that happen Collins is committed to maintaining low density, keeping public safety a top priority for the Council, keeping taxes low, ensuring limited government, preserving open space and mountain views, and maintaining and cultivating a vibrant resort industry which will prevent the need for a local property tax.

Collins added, “Together, let’s keep our densities, crime and taxes low but our quality of life very high.”

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Building a stronger Arizona is what we all want. Bringing economic recovery, high-paying jobs and revenue to our state is the best way we can elevate Arizona and keep our standard of living high.Screen-Shot-2013-10-30-at-10_34_40-AM2-78220_641x340

It is now time to figure out the best use of our resources to attract new businesses to Arizona and work to adjust our regulatory system to give Arizona the most favorable business environment possible. When companies weigh our year-round great climate, our access to interstate transportation, our well-educated workforce AND then they see a favorable regulatory environment, then those companies will want to expand into our state.

One step in building a more business-friendly environment is to provide small businesses with a bill of rights. I co-sponsored HB2260, small business bill of rights, which was signed into law by the Governor on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

HB2260 requires state agencies to create and conspicuously post a small business bill of rights on their websites containing all applicable and agency-specific statutory rights. This bill of rights must include the process by which small businesses can file a complaint with the Ombudsman over administrative acts of government agencies.

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"I enthusiastically support Jennifer as she runs for Scottsdale City Council and I look forward to working with her and seeing how her leadership and pragmatic approach to governing will help build a better Scottsdale.

Please join me in supporting her campaign by visiting her website at"

- Suzanne Klapp

Scottsdale City Council Member

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