Zona Politics online debate on Prop. 123

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If you haven’t voted early in the upcoming May 17 special election, and plan to do so on Tuesday, here’s the preview of todays’s Zona Politics show with a debate on Prop. 123 between Jason Freed and Morgan Abraham.  Freed is in favor of the Proposition, as President of Tucson Education Assn.  and Morgan is the Chair of No on Prop. 123 campaign and the President of the Pima County Young Working Democrats.  Host Jim Nintzel on Zona Politics is the Senior Writer of the Tucson Weekly.

Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel airs at 8 a.m. Sunday on the CW Tucson, Channel 8 on Cox and Comcast and Channel 58 on Dish, DirecTV and broadcast. You can hear the show on KXCI, 91.3 FM, at 5 p.m. Sundays or watch it online at zonapolitics.com

Proposition 123 is the education funding amendment, and is supposed to put $3.5 billion in K-12 schools in Arizona.

http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2016/05/13/zona-politics-a-prop-123-debate-and-a-review-of-the-legislative-session

 

Morgan Abraham, Chair of No on Prop. 123 committee
Morgan Abraham, Chair of No on Prop. 123 committee
Jason Freed, President of Tucson Education Assn.
Jason Freed, President of Tucson Education Assn.

 

 

 

 

 

Arizona Education Assn. , Tucson Education Assn., Governor Doug Ducey are in favor of Prop. 123.  Website for Yes on Prop. 123: http://yesprop123.com/

League of Women Voters has come out against Prop. 123, as has the Democratic Party and the Green Party of Arizona, including Green Party of Pima County,  Treasurer Jeff DeWit, and former Congressman Ron Barber.

Vote wisely on or before May 17, 2016.

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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).