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April 25, 2016

My Turn: Could we do better than Prop. 123?

My Turn - Arizona Republic, Tuesday, April 26th

As parents we often encourage our children to do better.  Typically, that is a hard message to deliver – we love our kids and we want to encourage them, but we cannot be overly enthusiastic or negative a...

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April 11, 2016

Thank You Ryan Smith

Today marks the first time in many years that Ryan Smith hasn’t called HighGround home.  After nearly eight years at our firm, Ryan began his new career today as the Government Relations Coordinator for Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.  All of his colleag...

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March 29, 2016

Deregulation of Political Committees in Arizona

SB1516 is nothing short of a pure deregulation of political committees in Arizona.  Under the false pretences of streamlining our system, this proposal abdicates nearly all responsibility for regulating political committees.  If you think dark money ru...

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March 28, 2016

Reject SB 1516 - Reject Corruption

Reject SB 1516 – Reject Corruption

Dear Members of the Arizona House of Representatives:

As soon as this afternoon, you may be considering SB 1516. I urge you to reject it.

In Sunday’s Arizona Republic (3/27/16), Representative Ken Clark offered his...

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March 1, 2016

Thank You Maricopa County Supervisor Andy Kunasek

The Crucible of Public Service

Steady, purposeful, compassionate, thoughtful, quiet, humble, kind, joyful, patient, dignified and... funny.

It is understandable that this past week, a momentous announcement took

Unfortunately, in today’s political e...

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February 25, 2016

HighGround Wins Best Public Affairs Campaign and Best Newspaper Ad of 2015



The HighGround team had a big night at the 2016 Reed Awards and Conference in Charleston, South Carolina taking home five awards including Best Public Affairs Campaign and Best Newspaper Ad of 2015 for their work with the David and Gladys Wright House....

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February 10, 2016

Revitalization - Not Regulation. HB2440 grows Government

House Bill 2440 grows government and shrinks our economy.  HB 2440 is special interest legislation and it must be stopped.

For the past 2 ½ years, members of the Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation (RRCDC), a not for profit, volunteer orga...

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February 9, 2016

Independents Can Vote...If They Aren't Independent

Our nation has been built on the principles of liberty, equality and fairness. For 1.2 million Arizonans, this current system does not represent any of those principles. Independent voters face a 21st century poll tax put in place by electioneer cronie...

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February 1, 2016

Relieving The Anxieties of Impotence

As the people of Iowa head to their caucus locations this evening to cast their vote for a Republican or Democratic candidate, it still isn’t clear even a few hours before caucusing begins which candidate will emerge victorious on the path to New Hamps...

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January 29, 2016

HighGround Finalist for Several National Awards



“Make It Happen” is our motto here at HighGround.  We are honored to have the best clients and look forward to working with them every day to impact positive change for our state and our community.  On occasion, we are also blessed to receive national ...

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