Federal Action Alert – June 6, 2021

JANUARY 6 COMMISSION FAILURE – END FILIBUSTER.  Important to use the successful Republican filibuster of the bipartisan Jan. 6 Commission to urge Sinema in particular to end her refusal to reform the filibuster.  Even Sen. Manchin was disgusted by the successful filibuster tweeting last Thursday that the commission met all Republican demands and there was […]

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Arizona Legislative Alert – June 01, 2021

The Budget is the sole focus of the AZ Legislature lately.  The House and the Senate have adjourned until June 10 (could resume with 24 hours-notice if something changes).  Passage of the budget that includes the 2.5% flat tax seems problematic.  The Legislature is temporarily adjourned and the President of the AZ Senate, Karen Fann, […]

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Federal Action Alert – June 01, 2021

JANUARY 6 COMMISSION FAILURE – END FILIBUSTER.  Important to use the successful Republican filibuster of the bipartisan Jan. 6 Commission to urge Sinema in particular to end her refusal to reform the filibuster.  Even Sen. Machin was disgusted by the successful filibuster, tweeting last Thursday that the commission met all Republican demands and there was […]

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Legislative Alert – Supplemental (STATE BUDGET!!)

MAY 25, 2021 SORRY FOR THE LATE NOTICE BUT THESE THINGS MOVE FAST AT THIS POINT IN THE LEGISLATIVE CYCLE!! We oppose all of these budget bills listed below. Basically, they’re creating a 2.5% flat tax over 3 years, which will cut state revenue by $1.9B in the first year, more in subsequent years. With that, […]

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Flagstaff City Council Climate Action!

Flagstaff City Council will have a work session on May 25, beginning at 3 pm, to have a community conversation about the Carbon Neutrality Plan. The agenda will be posted here in the week prior to the meeting.This is our opportunity to reignite the energy and support we showed in January 2020, when we had 300 people and 3 hours of […]

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Arizona Legislative Alert 3/23/2021

Monday, 5/24, budget bills will be released.  These are likely led by a massive tax cut of $1.9 billion in the form of a “flat tax” which slashes income tax on higher-income earners in direct defiance of voters’ clearly expressed will via Prop 208. We will issue another Legislative Alert on Monday with budget bill […]

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Federal Action Alert – May 23rd, 2021

President Biden – Leadership role in Middle East conflict Script: “Thank you to you and your administration for all you did to bring about a ceasefire in the Middle East conflict. I continue to be concerned about renewed attacks that may cause further loss of life. As our President, I feel that you need you […]

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Legislative Alert for May 16, 2021

Friends, the legislative session is typically over by this time each year but there are a large number of bills that are still alive because of party-line votes in which just one vote pushes forward bills that we do not support as Democrats. It’s important to contact Governor Ducey to sign or veto any legislation. […]

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Federal Action Alert – May 16, 2021

FOR PRESIDENT BIDEN on Middle East Peace: email to https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/ or leave a message on the comment line at (202) 456-1111. Re: Time to Take a Leadership Role in Middle East Peace.  Proposed script/email:  “I am a solid Democrat living in XXXX, Arizona.  I am very concerned about the seemingly stalled Middle East peace process […]

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Federal Action Alert – May 9, 2021

DC Statehood: S. 51 would make Washington DC a state.  DC is primarily African American and has a greater population than three other states.  S. 51 is co -sponsored by 44 senators BUT NOT OURS. Sample voice mail for either Senator:  “My name is XXXX and I live in XXXXX.  I was happy to vote […]

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