Action Alert: Get the Legislature Back to Work!
Call the Officials Listed below: “My name is __________ I live in ____________, zip code _________. I’m calling to urge that the Legislature be called back into session ASAP. They, and they alone, can deal with a number of critical issues that need to be addressed in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Some examples […]Continue reading
Action Alert: All Mail Election
Update: April 8: All 15 Arizona County Recorders have called on the Legislature to allow them to mail ballots to all registered voters for the 2020 Primary and General Election. We join Maricopa County Democratic Party Chair Steve Slugocki in this Call to Action: During this difficult period, the government’s number one priority should be […]Continue reading
COVID Action and News
In this pandemic, there are daily changes and much to advocate for. Please take time to take actions mentioned and consider donating or volunteering with these organizations. If you have additions or corrections, please email National Advocacy Call the White House 202-456-1111 Demand our federal government to implement the National Defense Production of Personal Protective […]Continue reading
Action Alert: April 3, 2020
TODAY: Call and email our legislators. Tell them to return to session to address the COVID-19 crisis. Two specific things they can do: Allocate money from the Rainy Day Fund. So far, they have only appropriated $50 million(with an M) for COVID relief. The State Government has $1 billion (with a B) in its “Rainy […]Continue reading
Take Action: April 2
There is much to advocate for and we’ve been posting a lot of suggestions for action on our Facebook page. We’re going to try to break down some specific Calls to Action by day so as not to overwhelm you with requests. Ask Governor Ducey to Send Funds for Shelter Services Coconino County is second […]Continue reading
Legislative Alerts: Environmental Actions for the Week
Contact our state legislators and oppose HB 2084. This bill, which exempts property owners from obtaining building permits to construct a border wall, is ready for a final vote in the Arizona Senate. FIND OUT HOW THE STATE IS RESPONDING TO THE NEW CLEAN WATER ACT WOTUS RULE: Sign up for the Arizona Department of Environmental […]Continue reading
Legislative Alert – Coronavirus Emergency
ACTION: Contact our House representatives (and the House Speaker, Bowers) and demand they pass a real relief package that helps those in actual need. Calling once per day may not be enough – try calling several times each day until they act. Thank our LD-7 Legislators for supporting good bills. These are the bills we […]Continue reading
Why I Volunteer!
By Mardi Devolites For months after the 2016 Presidential Election, I could not bear to watch the news. The 2018 Midterm Election finally did create some hope, so in April 2019 when I received an invitation to a Region 9 meeting of Precinct Committee people and volunteers, I decided to attend. The meeting was held […]Continue reading
Action Alert: All Mail Election
Arizona was the only presidential primary state to show an increase in voter turnout from 2016. Surely, the fact that more than half of our voters receive their ballots by mail played a role in that. Given the current environment around COVID-19, holding in-person elections appears problematic. Let’s make sure our county elections officials statewide have […]Continue reading
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act passed today.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act has passed, and it’s on it’s way to Trump’s desk for signature. Last Friday after midnight, when the House passed the bill, this looked like a big deal. In the racing tragedy that is the coronavirus epidemic, this legislation now seems relatively small. The bill expands Medicaid and unemployment […]Continue reading