Bob Worsley Named Outstanding Tech Senator of the Year

Bob Worsley Named Outstanding Tech Senator of the Year

The winners of the 2013 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards were announced recently, honoring individuals and elected officials who have made substantial efforts to create a sustainable economy by advancing the state’s innovations in science and technology. The theme for this year’s event was “A Decade of Honoring Technology in Arizona.”

State Senator Bob Worsley (Republican – Mesa) was awarded Outstanding Tech Senator of the Year. House Speaker Andy Tobin was awarded Outstanding Tech Representative of the Year.

“As we begin to see improvements in the economy, …

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Mesa State Senator Bob Worsley Applauds Apple, Inc. East Mesa Factory Announcement

Mesa State Senator Bob Worsley Applauds Apple, Inc. East Mesa Factory Announcement

 

 

Today, Mesa State Senator Bob Worsley welcomed the announcement by Apple Inc. that the company is taking over a recently constructed manufacturing facility in east Mesa. The factory is located on the old GM Proving Grounds and is 1.3 million square feet – or approximately 43 football fields. Apple’s facility will be located at Signal Butte and Elliott.

“Last time Apple considered a move to Mesa they opted to go to Austin, Texas. Several reasons were rumored but clearly those things are in our past,” …

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Senator Bob Worsley Purchases 2 Shuttered Snowflake Power Plants

Senator Bob Worsley Purchases 2 Shuttered Snowflake Power Plants

Reinstates Over 100 Jobs to Snowflake Region

From the AZ Capitol Times:

Two shuttered power plants near the small eastern Arizona town of Snowflake have been purchased by a company controlled by Arizona state Sen. Bob Worsley, sending an economic lifeline to the town hurt by the job losses associated with the shutdowns.

The 24-megawatt Snowflake Power Plant will employ 35 workers and will be producing power by early next week, Worsley said Tuesday. Another 65 workers will be needed to supply the forest products that the biomass …

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State Senator, Wife Raising Funds for Concert Hall Next to Mesa Arts Center

State Senator, Wife Raising Funds for Concert Hall Next to Mesa Arts Center

From the East Valley Tribune:

Within the next five years, District 25 state Sen. Bob Worsley, R-Mesa, and his wife Christi hope to have Arizona’s first “world-class concert hall” adjacent to another city institution available for public use.

Planned to open next to the Mesa Arts Center, Bob Worsley said the concert hall, called Consolari, will be the first of its kind in the state and among a select few in the cities and states west of the Mississippi River. He added the options in the west …

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Consolari: Tears Cheers and Standing Ovation

Obstacles Don’t Deter Couple’s Dlans for Grand Mesa Music Hall

Obstacles Don’t Deter Couple’s Dlans for Grand Mesa Music Hall

From the Arizona Republic:

There are a few things that stand between the Mesa of today and the one that in Christi Worsley’s vision is home to one of the finest music halls on Earth.

Namely, the 4 1/2 years she has given herself to accomplish the job.

And the $150 million in private donations that she and her husband, state Sen. Bob Worsley, R-Mesa, believe they will need for land, planning and construction.

And the question of where, exactly, such a stunning facility could be built.

The Worsley’s unveiled the …

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Lawmaker Seeks Pilot Program to Test Online Voting in Arizona

Lawmaker Seeks Pilot Program to Test Online Voting in Arizona

From Cronkite News:

The future of voting is online, and moving Arizona’s elections to the Internet would save money, deter voter fraud and increase efficiency, a state lawmaker says.

“We will vote online some day,” said Sen. Bob Worsley, R-Mesa. “So why not start to figure it out and get ahead of the curve and have Arizona lead the way on this?”

Worsley introduced SB 1387 to create an online voting pilot program before the 2014 primary election. It would require at least one county and one city, …

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Bob Worsley Interviewed by Brahm Resnik – Sunday Square Off (9/2/12)

Bob Worsley Interviewed by Brahm Resnik (Sunday Square Off – 9/2/12)

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Worsley Beats Russell Pearce in Mesa Senate Race

Recalled Senate President Russell Pearce won’t be returning to the state Legislature, at least not this year.

Pearce lost Tuesday’s Republican Senate primary race in Mesa’s Legislative District 25 race to businessman Bob Worsley.

Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20120828mesa-gop-legislative-primary-worsley-leads-pearce.html#ixzz25ZxtAszN

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Bob Worsley Endorsed by Jeff Flake

Bob Worsley Endorsed by Jeff Flake

Today, legislative district 25 candidate Bob Worsley was endorsed by current congressman and US Senate candidate Jeff Flake for state senate in his run against Russell Pearce in the Republican primary.

In his endorsement, Flake remarked:

Arizona’s Legislative District 25 is located entirely in the city of Mesa. It’s where I live. For the State Senate, I’m casting my vote for Bob Worsley. I’ve gotten to know Bob over the past few years. He’s a family man, a successful businessman and a natural leader. Bob Worsley is …

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