A Proven Leader for LD4
“We need brave, principled leaders with courage to stand up for what’s right and the integrity to listen to you. As your Representative, I will continue to build on my strong record supporting safe communities, law enforcement, victims’ rights, border security, low taxes, job growth, and educational choice. Together, we can build a stronger Arizona.”
~ Representative Maria Syms
8 POINT PLAN TO SECURE THE BORDER
Appropriate additional funds to Build the Wall and increase border patrols and technology resources.
Hold cities accountable with a Constitutional ban on sanctuary cities.
Prohibit State assets and facilities from housing illegal immigrants, except to return them to their country of origin or for prosecution.
Require law enforcement agencies to assist in identifying and apprehending illegal immigrants.
Mandatory jail time for human smugglers.
Increase criminal trespassing penalties.
Publish annual statistics on number of crimes committed by illegal immigrants.
Impose State boycott of China drug manufacturers for fentanyl crisis accountability.
TOUGH ON DRUGS AND CRIME
Re-Fund the Police Initiative – addressing the 1000+ officer shortfall.
Declare war on fentanyl before it destroys the next generation.
Stand Up for Victim’s Rights.
Cleared 6000+ untested rape kits leading to multiple convictions in cold cases.
Strengthened penalties for serial DUI offenders.
Increased penalties for online sexual predators.
Increased police presence locally for safer streets.
As Assistant Attorney General and Assistant U.S. Attorney fought human trafficking and drug cartels.
BACK THE BLUE
education and parents
education and parents
More funding directly to teachers and less to bureaucracy.
Empower parents to have a say in their children’s educational options.
Voted for record increase in teacher pay.
Expanded school options.
a better arizona for all
Lower Health Care Costs.
Reduce taxes for families and businesses.
Inflation protection for families.
Reduced prescription drug pricing.
Helped Veterans transition to the civilian workforce.
Reduced frivolous lawsuits for small businesses.
MARIA’S RECORD AS YOUR REPRESENTATIVE
LAWS DRAFTED AND SPONSORED BY REPRESENTATIVE SYMS
HB2268 Mandatory Sexual Assault Kit Testing:
Clearing a 6000+ untested rape kit backlog leading to multiple convictions, making our communities safer, and giving dignity and justice to women and victims.
HB2270 and HB2271 Veterans Service Counts Laws:
Removing occupational barriers to our Veterans so they can transition to the civilian workforce.
HB2269 Restitution to Victims:
Requiring convicted criminals to give restitution to victims first.
HB2444 Sexual Assault Advocacy Privilege:
Protecting privacy of victims of sexual assault.
HB 2107 Prescription Drug Pricing Patient Protection Act:
Lowering the costs of prescription drugs by allowing pharmacists to inform patients of lower priced payment options.
HB2053 Online Sexual Extortion Penalties:
Making it a crime for sexual predators to extort our children for online sexual photographs, videos or acts.
HB2522 Pam's Law:
Closing a loophole that allowed a serial DUI offender driving on a suspended license to get off with a slap on the wrist after killing a young Chandler mother and seriously injuring her two young children.
SB1273 Small Business Regulatory Reform:
Helps small businesses by permitting motions for summary judgment and encouraging settlement conferences in administrative appeals on unemployment insurance claims.
HB2020 – Sexual Assault Victim Non-Disclosure Agreements:
Closes the sexual predator loophole of nondisclosure agreements so victims can come forward and stop the Weinsteins and Nassars of the world form preying on others.