Federal Action Alert – July 23, 2021

Produced by The Coconino County Democratic Party & Democrats of the Red Rocks This week: Lobby Sinema on not caving in on bipartisan infrastructure bill; Monday march on Sinema’s office with Rev. Jesse Jackson; support legislation eliminating racially discriminatory sentencing for crack vs powder cocaine and support federal legalization of marijuana and expungement of criminal […]

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Our Petition Drive: Voting Rights and Tax Referenda

We are fortunate in Arizona that our State Constitution allows Arizona voters to veto bad legislation through a process called referendum.  Volunteers with the Coconino County Democratic Party are joining with citizens across the state to exercise this constitutional right. We are collecting signatures to reverse some of the damage the Arizona Legislature did to our […]

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Regulatory Alert – Canyon Uranium Mine (now called Pinyon Plain Mine)

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is in the process of renewing air and groundwater quality permits for the Pinyon Plain Mine (formerly the Canyon Mine), a uranium mine located south of the Grand Canyon National Park, 6.5 miles south of Tusayan. URGENT ACTION REQUIRED!! PROPOSED AIR QUALITY PERMIT RENEWAL Comments are due on the […]

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Federal Action Alert – July 18, 2021

Produced by The Coconino County Democratic Party & Democrats of the Red Rocks RE: Demand our Senators to Publicly Support the $3.5 Trillion Budget Blueprint Plan via Reconciliation.  This is the first step to getting to the social infrastructure and environmental legislation.  President Biden and Senate Democrats have just announced a $3.5 trillion social infrastructure and […]

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Federal Action Alert – July 11, 2021

Coconino County Democrats and Democrats of the Red Rocks RE: THANKS JOE FOR ISSUING THE EXECUTIVE ORDER OF JULY 9, 2021 PROMOTING ACCESS TO LOWER-PRICED CANADIAN DRUGS.  On July 9, 2021, Pres. Biden signed a large executive order which, among other things, directs the federal government to work with states to devise plans to import […]

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Federal Action Alert – Week of July 4, 2021

FOR OUR SENATORS: SUPREME COURT ATTACK ON VOTING RIGHTS/END FILIBUSTER/PASS S1 AND S4.   On Thursday, July 1, 2021 the US Supreme Court gutted one of the only remaining provisions of the Civil Rights Voting Act of 1965.  It upheld an Arizona law criminalizing the act of a non-family member or non-caregiver driving a ballot to […]

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Voting Rights Slammed by High Court

The Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee is not conservative – it destroys rather than preserves. It rips power from Congress instead of limiting court intervention. This is the work of an activist court, hell-bent on making America an authoritarian state ruled by a white, wealthy minority. In a stunning admission, […]

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Federal Action Alert – June 27, 2021

Produced by Democrats of the Red Rocks For Both Senators:  Announce Support for the Human Infrastructure Now, not Later The bipartisan infrastructure deal, negotiated in part by Sen. Sinema, is only half the battle.  President Biden’s social infrastructure plan needs to be passed by all 50 Democratic Senators through the reconciliation process.  The plan is […]

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State Legislative Alert – June 27, 2021

Unfortunately, both the Arizona House and Senate have passed a budget that includes the 2.5% flat tax along with a number of other reprehensible provisions.  There are some slight differences and the legislature will reconvene on Monday, June 28 at 11:00 AM to work on establishing a reconciled common budget package that can be sent […]

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That lasted a hot minute

After the announcement on the White House driveway Thursday, this weekend the bipartisan infrastructure deal seems to be on the rocks. Meanwhile, Biden’s American Jobs Plan is advancing in the Senate with the introduction of the Better Care Better Jobs Act This bill is one of several that will become part of a budget reconciliation […]

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