Republican – Legislative District 22 House
Phone: (623) 229-7094
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: David Livingston
Address: 9328 W Pontiac Drive, Peoria, AZ 85382
Age: 49. (12/13/64, Chicago, IL).
Arizona since: 1983
Occupation: Legislator since 2012; retired financial advisor, Ameriprise Financial, 1992-2012.
Education: B.S., finance, ASU, 1988; charter financial advisor (ChFC).
Political experience: Precinct committeeman since 2012.
Legis exp: House since 2013.
Interests: Family, church, dogs, politics, sports (football, hockey).
Two biggest issues: Balance our budget, paying down the state debt, living within our means, protecting state rights – Tenth Amendment, protecting gun rights -Second Amendment; securing our border.
Budget priorities: Change to a zero baseline budget and stop the automatic growth of government. Cut taxes and cut spending.
Fiscal philosophy: Fiscal conservative!
Common Core: Instead of dumbing-down the state standard with the Common Core standard, we increase the standard at all Arizona schools.
Gifts to elected officials: If all lobbyists would file monthly reports showing what monies were spent and to whom monies were given, this alone would greatly increase transparency. An online system from the Secretary of State should work best.
Transparency in government: If all lobbyists would file monthly reports showing what monies were spent and to whom monies were given, this alone would greatly increase transparency. An online system from the Secretary of State should work best.
Pro-life / pro-choice: I am PRO LIFE. I proudly have an “A” rating from the Center for Arizona Policy.
Public policy advice: I enjoy researching the issues using multiple sources.