Progressive Democrat, Military Veteran, Community Leader, LGBTQ+ Lifetime Member, Small Business Owner (he/him/his)

Life has taken a turn in directions I never expected.

Growing up, I was not a very good student. School didn’t come naturally, and I struggled up until my very last year in high school. Between kindergarten and 1st grade, I had to take a transition class for one year because of my reading and math comprehension weaknesses. I remember…

A research report with recommendations to help support our veterans.

Arizona’s over half-million veterans often are left out of critical budgetary discussions. Over the last 24 months, the homeless veterans’ rate has increased significantly, and little has addressed it. Temporary allocations or slim appropriations from federal funding will not suffice to cover our veterans’ long-term needs. For the last 20 years, America has been at war. Over 2.5 million military service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001.

Introduction

Arizona’s over half-million veterans often are left out of critical budgetary discussions. Over the last 24 months, the homeless veterans’ rate has increased significantly, and little has addressed it. Temporary allocations or slim appropriations from federal funding will not suffice to cover our veterans’ long-term needs. For the last 20…

Administrative Closure of MUR 20–05 Starzyk 2 and guidance on additional proceedings

Finally obtained a resolution to the pending clean elections complaint filed by Deborah Nardozzi (LD24 Chair) and Health Mroweic (MCDP Treasurer). Here is the exact response from clean elections. I am putting this out to offer a preview on some of the things they would rather focus on. …

Being Alcohol-Free Has Taught Me So Much During The Last 6-Months.

About 13 years ago, I lived in Miami, FL, and had my first studio apartment after leaving active duty military life. The unit was small, less than 400 square feet, including the bathroom and kitchen. The neighborhood was up and coming with a lot of noise and traffic from the…

Dr. Ryan A. Starzyk

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