Action Alert: "Empowerment" Not OK!
Our state legislature is proposing a $5,000 taxpayer funded check/debit card for parents to directly fund homeschool, online, private, or charter school. That means a significant amount of taxpayer money that normally goes to public schools will be gone. Not ok: – for students who depend on transportation, food, and might not have the best […]Continue reading
This is outrageous: Congress is in recess and our Senators, who are supposed to represent us, are refusing to hold any town halls with their constituents. At a time when the country is in turmoil, McCain and Flake refuse to face the people they purport to serve. Indivisible has put out a guide for people […]Continue reading
No on Pruitt for EPA
**Action Alert in coordination with Indivisible – “No” on Scott Pruitt for EPA. Tell Senator McCain:Phoenix Phone: (602) 952-2410 and Fax: (855) 952-8702 DC Phone: (202) 224-2235 and Fax: (202) 228-2862 Tell Senator Flake:D.C. Phone: 202-224-4521 and Fax: 202-228-0515 Phoenix: Phone: 602-840-1891 and Fax: 602-840-4092Continue reading
National Security Action Alert
PURPOSE: Demand that Congress conduct a thorough and immediate investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and Russian ties to and influence with high-ranking members of the Trump Administration. What did the White House know and when did they know it?ACTION: Call YOUR Senators *and* YOUR Representative. Request immediate, detailed investigations by the Intelligence […]Continue reading
Action Alert – AZ Non-Discrimination Bill
HB2364 has not yet made it to committee. It would ban discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Sponsor is Rios, D-27. Assigned to two committees, House Rules and Judiciary & Public Safety. Please call or email to express your support for this important bill:Rules CommitteeRep. […]Continue reading
Action Alert – Methane Gas Emissions!
The Congressional Review Act (CRA) allows Congress to undo any regulation the Executive branch issued in the last few months. Congressional Republicans are using it to roll back environmental protections. This week groups are doing coordinated calling on a bill that falls under CRA: Ask McCain and Flake to oppose Senate Joint Resolution 11 which […]Continue reading
Action Alert – School Vouchers!
**Action Item — Arizona Education — Monday, February 13, 2017 While we’re bombarded with news out of D.C., we need to keep an eye on what the Arizona Legislature is up to. Arizona Republican lawmakers are fast-tracking two bills, HB 2394 and SB 1431, which will expand school vouchers (ESA’s) to every child by 2020, […]Continue reading
Over 400 hundred people turned out at the Flagstaff airport to protest the refugee ban. Love this town! So much is happening at once. Two terrible things that we must not be distracted from: (1) The current occupant of the White House has removed the Joint Chiefs of Staff from the principals’ list of the […]Continue reading
Take Action for Arizona Education!
IMPORTANT ACTION ITEM for Saturday-Monday (multiple contacts needed so it will take a little more time from you than some actions): The Arizona Legislature convenes on Monday. NOW is the time to hold their feet to the fire on education funding. Write and then call the Senate and House leadership and your senator and representatives. […]Continue reading