Legislative Alerts for Week of January 20

Contact our Coconino County Legislators and use Request to Speak regarding these bills. SB 1035 – SUPPORT – Bill allots $15Million to build a bridge over Tonto Creek – about 1500 people live on one side of the creek and all amenities and first responders live on the other side.  In the past, roads across […]

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Take Action: NEPA

The White House’s efforts to amend the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) regulations is one of many significant items that threaten to slip by under the radar. The Council on Environmental Quality, the federal agency responsible for implementing NEPA, is part of the Executive Office of the White House, so these are proposed […]

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Take Action: Oppose Senator Allen’s Sex Ed Bill

Are you ready for Request to Speak? Well, it’s ready for you! And we have a great bill to start with: Senator Sylvia Allen (R-LD 6) has introduced SB 1082, which would prohibit any sex education before 7th grade, strips the word homosexuality, and mandates a focus on abstinence. Instead of ensuring that our kids’ […]

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Another Day in Gaslit Nation

Reposted from “Letters from an American,” historian Heather Cox Richardson This entire day felt like an exercise in gas lighting. From this morning’s statement by the president to the announcement tonight that Vice President Mike Pence has indefinitely postponed a Monday speech on Iran policy, we seem to be operating in a fog. While we […]

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Facts You Need to Know As We Move to the Senate Trial

Compelled by our duty to Constitution and country, the House impeached President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The Senate must now do its duty and conduct a fair trial. These are the key facts you need to remember about Trump's misconduct: pic.twitter.com/JgXv5IUnwK — Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) January 6, 2020

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Let’s Get to Work

Author: Heather Cox Richardson, Historian Published on her blog. Emphasis added here. 2020 will be the year that determines whether or not American democracy survives. Our system has never lived up to its fullest potential, but until recently, its aspirations have driven us to fight to perfect it, guaranteeing everyone equality before the law and […]

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Tax Cut “Nothing Burger”

Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune Decades from now, many Americans will have to consult history books to gain an appreciation of the lowest point of Donald Trump’s presidency: His impeachment. But they will be able to feel the effects of his highest point: the 2017 tax bill, which he signed into law two years ago Sunday. That’s because they […]

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Schumer Request for Fair Trial Denied

This past weekend, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer sent this letter to Majority Leader McConnell (click to read full letter): This morning, McConnell rejected the call for the four key witnesses. Over the weekend, he admitted to coordinating with the White House on trial planning, saying he’s  “taking my cues” from Trump. The American people […]

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Judiciary Committee: Grounds for Impeachment

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee issued this 658-page report laying out the grounds for impeachment of the President.

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2020 Election and Voter Guide

The Coconino County Recorder’s office has mailed a 2020 Elections & Voter Guide to all registered voters in the county.  The guide contains important voting information about upcoming elections that will be held next year.  2020 is going to be a very busy election year with three countywide elections.  The guide describes the differences between […]

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