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Arizona Governor Candidate Lieberman Talks Higher Education, Paying Teachers, Ag and Border in Yuma

Victor Calderón/KAWC
Arizona Democratic Rep. Aaron Lieberman, a 2022 candidate for governor, left, speaks with Arizona Western College faculty and staff on the Yuma campus on Sept. 1, 2021.

Aaron Lieberman, a state representative from the Phoenix area, is one of three Democrats running for Arizona governor. Lieberman visited Arizona Western College this week and spoke about education issues impacting the state, including improving access to higher education and raising teacher pay. KAWC’s Victor Calderón spoke with Representative Lieberman on the AWC campus on these and other topics including agriculture and the border.


Victor is originally from West Sacramento, California and has lived in Arizona for more than five years. He began his print journalism career in 2004 following his graduation from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Victor has been a reporter for the following daily newspapers: The Monterey County Herald, The Salinas Californian and the Reno Gazette-Journal, where he covered stories including agriculture, education and Latino community news. Victor has also served as a local editor for Patch, a national news organization with hyperlocal websites, in Carmichael, California in the Sacramento area. He also served as the editor for The New Vision, the newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson, which includes Yuma and La Paz counties. Victor lives in Somerton. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and following most sports.
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