Attorney General candidate January Contreras at DGT

October 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Dragon's View restaurant
400 N Bonita Ave
Tucson, AZ 85745

Attorney January Contreras is running for Arizona Attorney General.  She was former director of Arizona Department of Health Services and a senior advisor to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Her bio:

January Contreras

The current AG is Mark Brnovich who is a Republican and elected in Nov. 2014.

One response to “Attorney General candidate January Contreras at DGT

  1. Carolyn Classen

    AZ native and attorney January Contreras spoke about her background, went to UA undergrad & law school, then was a County Prosecutor before Asst. AG under former Gov. Janet Napolitano. Followed Janet to D.C. in 2009 and worked in Homeland Security for 4 years. Then she returned to Arizona and formed non profit called Arizona Legal Women & Youth Services to assist families, now w/ 5 staff members. Said that AG Brnovich “not serving people”, w/ his opposition to same sex couples adopting; against in state tuition for DACA youth; filing amicus brief for Exxon Mobile lawsuit. Her top 3 issues are children & elder health care, consumer protection, fighting corruption in Arizona. Questions from audience were about prioritizing opioid crisis, home rule/local control, how work w/ Republicans state office holders; experience in Homeland Security; charter vs. public school debate as equal protection violation? She faces no opposition to date in Dem primary for AG. Former House Rep. Phil Lopes and former Ward 5 Councilman Steve Leal present today.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *