March 29, 2018

Lesko's Going to Win CD 8 - Just Do the Math!

There is a great deal of media speculation surrounding the upcoming election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District on the unpopularity of the President and the effect that may have in this special election and the upcoming General Election cycle.


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March 19, 2018

Thank You Joe Woods

In 1986, after a stint as John McCain’s Finance Director for his first U.S. Senate campaign, I found myself unemployed and not wanting to return to my native Midwest with my tail between my legs.  Early in the Spring of 1987, there was a job opening fo...

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March 1, 2018

MIHS Announces Big Win for Taxpayers and Community Health

A little over three years ago, the voters of Maricopa County overwhelmingly passed Proposition 480 to support Maricopa Integrated Health System in their efforts to provide outstanding trauma services, operate the Arizona Burn Center, expand help for th...

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February 16, 2018

Rural Water and the CAP Board

Arizona has an accomplished history of managing our State’s precious water resources.  The history is long: beginning with the founders of the Salt River Valley Water User’s Association, the first Federal Reclamation project in the West (when Arizona w...

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January 31, 2018

People Understand that Water is a Big Deal

By: Paul Bentz

Mark Twain may or may not have said, “Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over."  However, whether the quote is authentic or not, the sentiment most definitely is.  Fighting over water is a storied part of Arizona’s rich hist...

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January 25, 2018

TBT - Besties

As Republicans gather for their mandatory meeting on Saturday at the Church of Nations, we have a quiz question for everyone:

Who is likely the only Republican at the state meeting to have endorsed both President Donald Trump and former Governor Janet N...

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January 15, 2018

To Truly Honor MLK Pass DACA, Border Security, and Keep the Government Open

By: J. Charles Coughlin

“Through your scientific genius you have made of the world a neighborhood, but through your moral and spiritual genius you have failed to make of it a brotherhood.”  - Dr. Martin Luther King 11/4/56

President Ronald Reagan sig...

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December 20, 2017

Government Affairs Expert Scott A. Smith Joins HighGround

Government Affairs Expert Scott A. Smith Joins HighGround

Former Chief of Staff to Governor Jan Brewer brings nearly 30 years of government experience to Phoenix public affairs firm


Contact: DREW SEXTON 602-528-3684


PHOENIX (December 20, 2017...

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December 12, 2017

Who votes in the CD8 Primary?

The dates for the Special Election in Congressional District 8 have been set with the Primary Election to take place on Feb. 27 and the General Election to take place on April 24. That means there are just 74 days until the Primary Election and only 29...

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November 9, 2017

Big Wins for HighGround Campaign Clients

The HighGround team tallied a perfect score on Election Day with all of our 2017 campaign clients scoring victories in the November.  In all, Paul Bentz, Drew Sexton, and Shelbe Hunsaker helped guide six critical public safety and education issues in t...

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