It Really, Really Is Time…

It’s time to buy your tickets for the Annual Roosevelt-Kennedy Dinner. After this week, Little America raises our price per head and so we need to raise the ticket prices! Buy your tickets on line or call our office 928-214-0393

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Blocking H.R. 1 Proves the GOP Is Afraid of Democracy

For anyone who doubts that Americans are fighting a war today over the future of democracy, take a look at what’s happening in the U.S. Congress and Arizona Legislature. On March 8, the House of Representatives voted for the Democrats’ major reform bill, 234-193 — an important blow against the incessant erosions of our political […]

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Legislative Alerts ~ Week of March 18, 2019

RTS OPPORTUNITIES: SB1485 – Support – Puts a cap on tax credits for STO (Student Tuition Organization) tax credits. SB1099 – Support – “Patriotic” students bill – allows group access to schools HB2026 – Oppose – Muzzles Teachers SB1300 – Support – Low income housing program SB 1088 – Support – Provide dental coverage through […]

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Week In Review

Trump’s budget Donald Trump unveiled his budget that includes drastic cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid — the same programs that Arizonans told elected leaders to protect. The budget also greatly increases the deficit, forcing future generations to pay for tax cuts that benefit corporations and the super wealthy. Republicans are hellbent on providing […]

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Sylvia Allen Says She Won’t Run!

Jeremy Duda, Arizona Mirror reporter, tweeted this morning that LD-6 State Senator Sylvia Allen says she won’t run for another term, even though she’s not termed out in until 2022. This is good news for Democrat Felicia French, who has announced she’ll run for the seat after losing her AZ House bid by just a […]

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We Need Net Neutrality!

The FCC ignored overwhelming public demands and rescinded the protections we need to keep the Internet free and fair. Finally, we have the National Net Neutrality legislation we’ve been waiting for! Tell your Representative and Senators to cosponsor the Save the Internet Act. We need this common sense bipartisan legislation The Save The Internet Act would restore the […]

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LEGISLATIVE ALERT ~ Week of March 11, 2019

It’s a busy week in the legislature. Lots of bills will be on the floor of each House and there are important committee hearings, too. Make your voice heard by using Request to Speak or call or write your representatives whose contact info we provide below. USE RTS:          HB 2125 – & SB 1242 – […]

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It’s Milwaukee!

Democrats chose Milwaukee on Monday to host Democrats’ 2020 national convention. We will nominate the next president of the United States in a city of working people, labor unions, and communities of color, all of whom play a critical role in who we are as Democrats.  This is the first time the Democratic Party has […]

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We’re Proud to Announce the 2019 Eleanor Roosevelt Award Nominees

The Eleanor Roosevelt Award is presented annually to members of our community whose work and service to the people of Coconino County embody the ideals of Eleanor Roosevelt. The award winner will be announced at the Roosevelt/Kennedy Dinner on March 30. In her day, Mrs. Roosevelt was told to “attend to her own knitting,” but […]

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Environmental/Water Alerts – Week of March 3, 2019

CONTACT AZ HOUSE REPRESENTATIVES:             Bob Thorpe  –              BThorpe@azleg.gov               602-926-5219             Walt Blackman –          WBlackman@azleg.gov          602-926-3043 HB 2609 – OPPOSE – Harquahala Non-Expansion Area: Groundwater Transfer.  It allows landowners (private water investment companies) to extract water to a depth of 1500’ rather than the current limit of 1000’ and transport it to an active […]

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