Arizona Legislative Alert 5/09/2021

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!! Here are some bills that support women that would have moved in the AZ Legislature IF we had voted in a Democratic Majority but have NEVER seen the light of day.  Call our legislators and let them know that their days are numbered!! SCR1012 – Would have ratified the proposed Equal Rights […]

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LEGISLATIVE ALERT

Our legislators are clearly not representing all of us!  Here’s some evidence:  Arizonan’s support tougher gun control laws by an 8 to1 margin. Yet our legislators want to indemnify gun makers from any and all lawsuits. More than half of Arizonans support increasing unemployment benefits.  Yet our legislators refuse to move a bill that would […]

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FEDERAL ACTION ALERT

For Senators Sinema and Kelly and Representative O’Halleran:   Support and Co-Sponsor the “Remove the Stain Act” and Rescind Award of 20 Medals of Honor to those responsible for the Wounded Knee Massacre.    On December 29, 1890, U.S. soldiers slaughtered hundreds of unarmed Lakota men, women, and children at Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge […]

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Urgent Redistricting Call To Action

The issue before the Independent Redistricting Commission right now is the choice of a mapping firm. Three firms have submitted proposals: HaystaqDNA LLC Taylor English Decisions LLC Timmons Group/NDC It is the opinion of the Arizona Democratic Party that HaystaqDNA is the best-qualified. Indivisible Arizona concurs. While our strike force has submitted well-reasoned and documented […]

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EARTH DAY LEGISLATIVE ALERTS

Seven Actions that You Can Take to Conserve Nature and Protect Human Health HR 803 – PAW+ – SUPPORT: Two decades in the making, the sweeping Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act (PAW+), HR 803, a collection of eight public lands bills, that would protect more than 1,000 miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers […]

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Urgently-Needed Federal Environmental Health Legislation for Northern Arizona

Passage of these bills would directly benefit our rural and tribal communities, workers, and their families: The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA), due to expire in July 2022, provides compensation to individuals suffering from cancers and other diseases associated with radiation exposure who worked in uranium mining, milling, and ore transportation from 1942 to 1971, […]

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Action Alert: Voter Suppression

SB1485, the so-called PEVL Purge Bill, has passed the Senate and is headed to Governor Ducey’s desk for signature. Contact Ducey now to tell him to veto. While shutting down debate in the Senate, GOP Leader Rusty Bowers admitted that at bill impacting people of color to a greater degree than other voters is “racist […]

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Federal Action Alert – April 18, 2021

For Senator Sinema:  Oppose the TRUST ACT and Filibuster Reform.  The Trust Act, just reintroduced by Mitt Romney, would create a fast track, closed door process, allowing a simple majority to make cuts to Social Security and Medicare all under the guise of solvency.  Sen. Sinema was a co-sponsor in the last Congressional Session.  Since […]

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Coconino County Board of Supervisors Update 4-18-21

There are two major requests for rezoning for development.  1. Windmill Ranch Resort, a proposed 300 unit RV park at Newman Park just east of I17. The request asks for a change from G-10 acre minimum parcel site to Resort project, including environmental impact, water and flooding plan, density, etc. The project was approved by […]

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Arizona Legislative Alert 4/18/21

Currently, much of the action in the Arizona Legislature is happening behind closed doors.  There are at least 78 bills that are very worrisome and that could make their way to a floor vote in either the House or the Senate (and then proceed to the Governor for signature) at any time.  We may only […]

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