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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Emergency Early Voting Extended

From the Coconino County Elections Office, 3/14/2020: Coconino County voters that may have health concerns or worry about the coronavirus can participate in emergency early voting on Monday, March 16. Because of heightened health concerns about the spread of the coronavirus County Recorder Patty Hansen asked the Board of Supervisors to approve additional emergency early […]

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COVID-19 Impact

Our primary concern regarding the coronavirus pandemic is the health and safety of our volunteers, precinct committee persons, employees, and interns. We are considering advice from the Coconino County Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). We are coordinating activities with campaigns, the Arizona Democratic Party, and the Arizona Legislative Campaign Committee. This […]

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Legislative Alerts ~ Week of March 8, 2020

These bills pending in the Arizona Legislature deserve your action. Get on the AZ Legislature website and RTS, call, and email. Contact info for our Coconino County representatives is below. EDUCATION SB 1061 – OPPOSE – Mandates a Parental Bill of Rights – puts these “rights” into statute and increases complexity and is considered unnecessary.  […]

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Want to Shape the Democratic Party of the Future? Now’s the Time to Take Action.

Don’t like how the Democratic Party works? Or do you just want to be of service? Either way, the way to make change and help Democrats get elected is to join the County Party Committee by becoming a precinct committeeperson. If you act now, your term as an official precinct committee person will begin October […]

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Legislative Alerts ~ Week of March 1, 2020

There are actually more new bills this week than last, & the majority of them are not good. Get on the AZ Legislature website and RTS, call, and email. Contact info for our Coconino County representatives is below. GOVERNANCE/VOTING RIGHTS HB 2054 – OPPOSE – Creates a partisan gubernatorially-appointed commission empowered to overrule the current Citizens’ […]

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