JOB CREATION AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
With an unemployment rate remaining stubbornly over 9%, Arizona must do more to create high paying jobs in those industries that will lead the state out of the greatest recession since World War II. Since we are in competition with other states – and even other countries – for the companies that will offer those jobs to Arizonans, it is our responsibility to develop... Read More
BORDER SECURITY AND ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION
As a people from many cultures around the world, immigration has played a vital and important role in weaving and renewing our social fabric both in Arizona and in the United States. Individuals who bypass the lawfully established process for becoming citizens show disrespect for those who do so legally, create unnecessary burdens on limited state government resources and pose a security risk to the public... Read More
K - 12 AND HIGHER EDUCATION
As your District 6 Senator and a former school teacher, administrator and elected Governing Board member, I support objective accountability from public school systems, data-driven pay for exceptional teachers, the free operation of charter schools within district attendance boundaries, constitutionally approved vouchers for parents of all students to encourage school choice and tuition tax credits for public, charter, home schooled and private schools. Read More
BALANCED BUDGET AND GOVERNMENT SPENDING
I support balancing the budget every year by limiting spending authority to a five-year average of revenue and auditing each department within the state government to identify and correct wasteful spending, service redundancy and agency inefficiency on an annual basis. I support measures to ensure that spending in any budget year is equal to or less than revenue. I want to prohibit “smoke and mirrors” tactics, “gimmick accounting” and constitutionally prohibited debt. Read More
Statement by Governor Brewer Regarding Sen. David Braswell
"Senator Braswell has been very supportive of my efforts to fight illegal immigration, address the state’s budget crisis and create jobs. I support his candidacy for the state Senate."
State Senator Dave Braswell responded by stating that, "I’m honored and humbled to have the support of our governor. She has
demonstrated courage and resolute strength in her fight to protect Arizonans. I look forward to working with her again in my next term to continue tackling the tough challenges our state now faces." Click here to view Governor Brewer's endorsement.
The Arizona Republic Recommends Senator Braswell in July 21 Our View Editorial
The Arizona Republic reports Braswell has "solid conservative credentials" but instead of reciting easy mantras, like his Republican opponent, he is "comfortable in the grays, where considering nuances leads to better decisions." Read the news article.
LEAGUE OF ARIZONA CITIES AND TOWNS HONORS SEN. BREWER
Among many endorsements including Gov. Jan Brewer and Sheriff Joe for Sen. David Braswell, each year, the League of Arizona Cities and Towns, an organization that represents the interests of the state's 91 municipalities before the Legislature, acknowledges those legislators who went above and beyond to advocate for issues of importance to cities. Whether it was protecting revenue sharing or fighting to preserve local control, State Senator Dave Braswell was named as a friend and will be recognized as such at an awards banquet in August.
If you would like to help the Dave Braswell campaign on August 24 at the polls, I would be privledged to have your support at any one of the District 6 polling places. Times are from 6 - 9 a.m., 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., or 4 - 7 p.m. Instructions will be provided. Please click here to join us.
Your vote for Sen. Braswell in the August 24 primary will send a man of mature character, principled integrity and consistent leadership back to the Arizona Legislature.
U.S. Rep. John Shadegg Endorses Sen. Braswell Senate
Congressman Shadegg stated, "I am proud to endorse David Braswell for the State Senate. As
Chairman of the District 6 Republican Committee, David worked tirelessly to strengthen our Party and
elect Republican candidates."
"David is a solid conservative who will continue to fight for common-sense conservative principles at the state legislature. Please join me in supporting Senator David Braswell," Shadegg continued. Press Release.