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By now, school children in Arizona have brought markers, scissors, folders and other supplies to class. Although children are bringing items they need to learn and succeed, Arizona is failing to supply safe drinking water in schools across our state. According to the Arizona Department of En…

Everybody should have a place to call home. This country is too great, our economy is too strong and our duty to one another is too fundamental to accept otherwise. This is what I believe. I also understand it’s not that simple. Ending homelessness entirely is the right goal, but no matter h…

The Rolling Stones played in Glendale last week, and though a friend offered me a ticket, I passed. Don’t get me wrong: The Stones are terrific and by all accounts put on a helluva show. However, septuagenarian rockers aren’t my thing. The thought of 76-year-old Mick Jagger preening about wh…

We hear a lot of talk these days of health care reform, but it’s important to consider the hundreds of millions of Americans who currently receive quality care thanks to their health plans. I am one of those Americans, and I think my story represents the peace of mind — in otherwise traumati…

School is back in session! To all teachers, parents and students, I wish you all a safe and happy 2019-20 school year. I share your excitement on all the learning and knowledge that will take place in the months ahead.