Environmental News and Action Alerts
by Christa Sadler, 2d Vice Chair of ADP Environmental Caucus Drought Contingency Plan Arizona finally got realistic and signed the Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) on the very last day they could do so, January 31. Doing so avoided the need to have the feds step in and decide for us how our water issues would […]Continue reading
Legislative Alert: Feb 2
CONGRATULATE GOVERNOR DUCEY!! (Yes, we just said that.) The Governor VETOED the Tax Conformity Bill on Friday. This means that state taxes will not be reduced by around $200 million per year to conform to the 2017 Federal Tax Cut bill. Rather than just making technical changes to conform the Arizona tax code, the […]Continue reading
Take Action: Sign Petition to Stop Voter Suppression!
In November 2018, over 220,000 Arizonans cast their ballot by delivering their mail-in ballot to their polling location instead of a mailbox. Now the Republicans in the Arizona Legislature want to change the law to require that all ballots delivered to a voter by mail must be returned to election offices by mail — no […]Continue reading
Action Alert: Federal Minimum Wage
Last week, Democratic leadership in Congress reintroduced the Raise the Wage Act (H. R. 582) in the House with 181 cosponsors and companion bill (S. 150) in the Senate with 31 cosponsors. This legislation, if enacted into law, would raise the federal minimum wage to $8.55 this year and increase the federal wage floor over the next five years to reach […]Continue reading
Action Alert: This Week in the Arizona Legislature
Use Request to Speak to make your voice heard on the following bills that are up for hearing in the Legislature this week. And/or, call or email your legislators. Use RTS to speak against HB2474 – This bill would expand the empowerment scholarship accounts. It is a continuing effort by the Legislature to go around […]Continue reading
Action Alert: Open the Government
It’s not funny anymore. People have been suffering. Public safety is in question at airports, coastlines, and federal courthouses. The FBI can’t do its job for lack of supplies. Our leaders are calling for a nationwide action to put pressure on Republican Senators to reopen the government. Message from Speaker Pelosi: Personal stories make a […]Continue reading
Action Alert: Voter Suppression Bills Up This Week
The Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee will be hearing four bills that will have an adverse impact on voters if they become law. The committee meets Thursday at 9am. You can use Request to Speak to register your views or you can contact each of the committee members by phone or email as listed below. SB […]Continue reading
Thank you. Now, we move forward.
Thank you to the folks of Coconino County who came out to help our party move our City, our State, and our Nation in the direction of justice, fairness, and opportunity. To everyone who served as a precinct committee person or outreach volunteer or financial donor over the last 2 years and to everyone who […]Continue reading
Voting Made Easy!
We’re trying to make voting as easy as possible. Here are a few helpful things to know: If you still have your mail-in ballot, don’t put it in the mail. There are options for depositing it in official elections drop boxes instead of mailboxes, or you can take it to any voting location on Tuesday, […]Continue reading
Need A Ride to the Polls?
If you need a ride to the polls during Early Voting or on Election Day, we’d like to help. In the Flagstaff area, give us a call at 928-421-3439 to schedule a time. Please call at least a day in advance of when you need your ride. Same-day rides cannot be guaranteed. Call or Text […]Continue reading