Thank You for allowing Me to Represent You at our Capitol

I would be honored to receive your vote in the August Primary and November General elections

"ACCCC names Rep. Bob Thorpe and Sen. Sylvia Allen as Arizona Community Colleges 2016 Legislators of the Year!"

As the chairman of the powerful House Government and Higher Education Committees for the past two years, I have helped our state, our educational system and worked to balance our state budgets. I also served on the Education, Federalism and Rules Committees, and I co-Chaired the Arizona Mining Caucus. I have a perfect voting record during the past 4-years... I have not missed a vote.

Arizona Daily Independent lists the many published stories where I have been quoted.

Click Here to view the numerous bills that I ran and co-sponsored in 2016, including: HCR-2025 Purple Heart State Day to remember our military veterans who were wounded or killed in action, and HB-2585 that will ensure that the Federal Government does not take more land than it is legally allowed when creating National Monuments within Arizona.

2017 State Budget Accomplishments: Republican Legislators and I balanced the state budget 1 year early and accomplished the following without raising your taxes!

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: a Constitutionally required structurally balanced budget that paid-off $232 mil. in state rollover debt. House Republicans blocked  proposed Democratic spending that would have added hundreds of millions of dollars of new state debt onto our taxpayers. EDUCATION: $232 mil. to the Universities which included $200 mil. in state rollover repayments. New University of Arizona large animal veterinary school. Over $306 mil. for K-12, which includes $225 mil. with the passage of Prop 123, $31 mil. to support current year funding, and the continued support for district charter schools. HEALTH, ADULTS, SENIORS & CHILDREN: Adult dental and podiatry AHCCCS insurance coverage. Alzheimer's research. Meals on wheels for seniors. $3 mil. for the developmentally disabled. $140.5 mil. for DCS and backlog reduction, which includes $21 mil in state rollover repayments. $21 mil. for DES in state rollover repayments. $10 mil. for a new Flagstaff military veterans home. JOBS & ROADS: $86.5 mil. for state and local HURF highway projects, including the expansion of state route 189 (port of entry) and the I-10 fast lane near Picacho Peak. SAFETY & PROTECTION: $1 mil. for wildfire safety. The new Border Strike Force to curtail drug cartels and human traffickers. An overdue 3% pay raise for DPS Highway Patrol officers. Funding for adult probation programs. $8.7 mil. reduction in county juvenile corrections costs.

Thanks AZ Game & Fish for allowing me to help band 6-week old American Bald Eaglets & adult Condors, wonderful amazing experiences!

Thank you again for all of your trust

and support, Bob






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Bob's Awards & Current & Past Endorsements Include:

- Read my 7/18/2016 Press Release re Targeting of Our Police

- NRA & AZCDL: "A Ratings on 2nd Amendment Rights"

- AZ Community Colleges 2016 Legislators of the Year

- Maricopa Colleges Faculty PAC

- AZ Free Enterprise Club

- AZ Technology Council

- AZ State Trooper's Association

- NFIB 2016 (National Federation of Independent Business)

- AZ State Contractors Coalition

- AZ Trucking Association

- AZ Association of Nurse Anesthetists

- Cox Political Action Committee

- BNSF Railway Company

- AZ Leadership Fund

- AZ Mining Assoc 2015/2016 Friend of Mining

- AZ 2016 Family Project: "Friend of the Family"

- 2016 Home Builders Association of Central AZ


- AZ Chamber of Commerce & Industry

- Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

- Americans for Prosperity: "Hero of the Taxpayer"

- AZ Congressman Paul Gosar

- AZ Police Association (APA)

- AZ Fraternal Order of Police

- AZ Correction Peace Officers Association

- AZ Cattlemen's Association

- AZ Association of Realtors

- Retired Fire Chief Glen Reagan

- Coconino County Republican Committee

- Gila County Republican Committee

- Mingus Mountain Republican Club

- Navajo County Republican Committee

- Rim Country Republican Club


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