2013 Capitol Road Show

Join Arizona News Service, parent company of Arizona Capitol Times, as we go on the road across our state to help educate Arizonans about the legislative process. Our mission, as a non-partisan newspaper and media company, is to share information with our clients, subscribers and readers, to help them make decisions on what unfolds at the Capitol. Our team of experts, staff and lawmakers have visited Flagstaff, Tucson and Prescott and now will host this important discussion in Tempe.


January 18
Tempe, AZ – ASU Memorial Union
Ventana Ballroom, Sections BC  (south side of  building, 2nd floor)
1151 South Forest Avenue

8:30 a.m. until noon


Capitol Roadshow on Horizon
Click here
to view a video clip about the Capitol Roadshow
that recently aired on Horizon


Why Capitol Roadshow, 9:00-9:15 a.m.
Ginger Lamb, Vice President & Publisher, Arizona News Service/Arizona Capitol Times
Opening Remarks: Jeff Lindsey, CenturyLink
The Arizona News Service Capitol Roadshow is the only non-partisan glance at Arizona politics. With its mission to engage more citizens in the political process, the Capitol Roadshow tours the state and educates citizens on vital issues impacting Arizonans.

How a bill becomes a law and how you can get involved, 9:15-10:00 a.m.
Presenter and Moderator: Allison Bell, Arizona Public Service
Panelists: Rep. Jeff Dial; Jim Norton, R&R Partners; Gretchen Jacobs, AZ Governmental Affairs; and Marcus Dell’Artino, First Strategic
Understanding the process of how a bill becomes law is important to being engaged in the political process. Each step in the process is crucial to a bill surviving the legislative process and ultimately becoming a law. This presentation and panel discussion will help citizens understand the tactics and strategies behind running a successful grassroots campaign.

The New Year at the legislature: 10-10:55 a.m.
Moderated by Jim Small, editor, Arizona News Service
Panelists: Chuck Coughlin, Highground Public Affairs; Kurt Davis, First Strategic; Rep. Jeff Dial
Learn how the state budget process unfolds, what we can expect at the Capitol this year, education, healthcare and much more.

Media Panel: 11-11:45 a.m.
Moderated by Jim Small, editor, Arizona News Service
Panelists: Luige del Puerto, Capitol Reports Assistant Editor; Mark Brodie, KJZZ Government and Politics Reporter/Host
With the recent elections, new districts in Arizona and new players at the state and federal level, this will be a very important time for the state’s political climate. This media panel will discuss what to expect and how these changes will impact Arizonans.
Q&A Session
Moderated by Michael DiMaria, Director of Legislative Affairs, CenturyLink. 



Free to attend!

To register visit http://capitolroadshowtempe.eventbrite.com/



For more information call 602-889-7129 or email ginger.lamb@azcapitoltimes.com



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