At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents.
Despite Arizona's remarkable growth in recent years, we have met the current federal health standards for ozone pollution and the Environmental Protection Agency recently approved our dust control plan.
During the last regular session and the most recent special session, measures that I see as little more than Band-Aids were applied to three health programs in the state.
I have said it on several occasions, several times from this podium, that providing a quality education for our children is high on my priority list. I will not stop now.
I realized then that the generations may change but the strength of our nation remains solid.
It is time to maximize and prioritize our health care dollars.