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Let Your Voice Be Heard - Contact Information for the Media

media.jpegRobert Robb 602 444 8472 robert.robb@arizonarepublic.com

 Laurie Roberts 602 444 8635 laurie.roberts@arizonarepublic.com

 Mark Olalde  (Intern Reporter for Gilbert) Gilbert Reporter 602 444 8315 mark.olalde@arizonarepublic.com

 E J Montini 602 444 8979 ed.montini@arizonarepublic..com

Government and Politics

National Politics

 Name: Dan Nowicki Position: National Political Reporter

About: Dan has been with The Arizona Republic since 2002, 

 2002, and covered politics extensively. Recent stories include an in-depth look at GOP Senate candidate's Wil Cardon's hiring record and a possible reduction in pension benefits and other perks for members of Congress. Desk phone: (602) 444-8275 Email: dan.nowicki@arizonarepublic.com Twitter handle: dannowicki

Congressional Delegation

 Name: Rebekah L. Sanders Position: Congressional Reporter

About: Rebekah has been with The Arizona Republic for five years, covering congressional elections, two West Valley cities, the Phoenix Coyotes bankruptcy and Luke Air Force Base. Past work includes investigating Glendale's staggering sports debt, a city executive working from Mississippi and a councilman with a troubled police past.

Desk phone: (602) 444-8096 Email: rebekah.sanders@arizonarepublic.com Twitter handle: rebekahlsanders

Maricopa County

 Name: Michelle Ye Hee Lee Position: Maricopa County Government and Politics Reporter

About: Michelle has worked at the Arizona Republic since June 2010. Among recent stories on her beat, she has covered ethical controversies at the county and revealed backlogs in the county's restaurant inspections.

Desk phone: (602) 444-8290 Email: michelle.lee@arizonarepublic.com Twitter handle: myhlee

Pinal County

 Name: Lindsey Collom Position: Pinal County politics and government reporter About: Lindsey has been at The Republic for 12 years, with most of that time spent covering police departments and public safety issues. Her latest watchdog work includes investigations into the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.

Desk phone: (602) 444-4803 Email: lindsey.collom@arizonarepublic.com Twitter handle: LindseyCollom

Arizona Governor

Name: Yvonne Wingett Sanchez Position: Governor's Office/State Politics Reporter

About: Yvonne has worked at The Arizona Republic for a decade, covering Maricopa County, Latino Affairs and Phoenix neighborhoods. Her investigative and watchdog work includes stories about a federal investigation into Gov. Jan Brewer, a federal and state investigation into Attorney General Tom Horne, the federal abuse-of-power investigation into Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and others, as well as the years-long political and legal battles in county government.

Desk phone: (602) 444-4712 Email: yvonne.wingett@arizonarepublic.com Twitter handle: yvonnewingett

State Agencies

 Name: Mary K. Reinhart Position: Reporter, state agencies

About: Mary K. joined the Republic's Capitol team in 2010, covering state agencies, including Medicaid, child welfare and legislative issues. Watchdog projects include the yearlong Saving Arizona's Children and a series on program cuts for the seriously mentally ill.

Desk phone: (602) 444-8603 Email: maryk.reinhart@arizonarepublic.com Twitter handle: MaryKReinhart

Arizona Legislature

Name: Alia Beard Rau Position: Interim state politics editor

About: Alia has worked at The Arizona Republic for 10 years, covering and editing local and state politics. Previous investigative and watchdog projects including covering the passage and implementation of Senate Bill 1070gun legislation and abortion restrictions.

Desk phone: (602) 444-4947 Email: alia.rau@arizonarepublic.com Twitter handle: AliaRau

Name: Mary Jo Pitzl Position: Legislative and politics reporter

About: Mary Jo has worked as a reporter at The Arizona Republic since 1980. She has covered numerous beats, from Scottsdale police to universities, Gov. Fife Symington to the environment. Previous watchdog projects have included continuing coverage of the state's budget crisis of 2008-2011, a critical look at new arsenic standards and an examination of the loopholes and exemptions that riddle Arizona's tax code.

Desk phone: (602) 444-8963 Email: maryjo.pitzl@arizonarepublic.com Twitter handle: maryjpitzl

12 News Politics

 Name: Brahm Resnik Position: 12 News politics reporter and moderator, "12 News Sunday Square Off."

About: Brahm covers city, state and national politics for 12 News. His reporting has taken him to the U.S. Supreme Court, to cover the SB 1070 case, and across the country, to follow Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign. Brahm worked for newspapers for more than 15 years, leading award-winning business-news sections.

Desk phone: (602) 444-1365 Email: bresnik@12news.com Twitter handle: brahmresnik Follow azcwatchdogs on Twitter

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