Arizona Legislative Alert 4/11/21

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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Federal Action Alert – April 11, 2021

For Senators Kelly and Sinema:  Without filibuster reform and passing S1 and S4 all will be lost!  We need to keep hammering away.   Sample voice mail or email Senator Sinema:  “My name is XXXX and I live in XXXXX, Arizona.  It has become painfully clear to me that your desire to maintain the filibuster is […]

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Coconino County Board of Supervisors Update 4/11/21

The state will open a new vaccination site at the Fieldhouse on NAU’s campus beginning April 19th for anyone in the county 16 yo and older. The Pfizer vaccine will be available. The facility will operate 7 days/week from 7 am-5 pm. Visit podvaccine.azdhs.gov beginning April 16th or call 1-844-542-8201. The County is developing a […]

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Independent Redistricting Commission Update

The next meeting of the Independent Redistricting Commission is April 6 at 9:00 am.  It is expected to last well over four hours.  Watch:   https://youtu.be/DoKjOztKj1c Submit public comments:    https://forms.gle/frUZyE8efrcRUsKZ9  (The link will be activated at about 9:10 am and remain open until just before the meeting ends.)   Agenda:  https://irc.az.gov/sites/default/files/meeting-agendas/4.6.21%20IRC%20Agenda.pdf Note:  This will […]

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Coconino County Board of Supervisors Update 4-4-21

The last Board mtg was 3/23. What follows is part of the agenda items for the April 6th Board mtg:  Interesting that Coconino County Republican Party is submitting the following names for precinct members Consideration and possible action to appoint Heather Ruth Scott, Precinct 15; Amy Jo Tilly, Precinct 16; Dawn D. Brewton, Precinct 24; […]

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Federal Action Alert – April 4, 2021

Produced by Democrats of the Red Rocks For Senators Kelly and Sinema:  Pure filibuster elimination/reform:  The Senate comes back in session this Monday.  Let our senators know what you want with the filibuster.  We literally can’t get anything of importance done without eliminating or reforming the filibuster!   Sample voice mail or email FOR EITHER SENATOR:  […]

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Arizona Legislative Alert – 4/4/21

Over 300 bills have been introduced by Republican Legislatures across the country to suppress the vote.  Arizona is doing its share – at least 25 bills to suppress the vote in Arizona are being considered. Our efforts to let the legislators know how we feel about these terrible bills seems to be having some affect.  […]

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Action Alert: Keep the Pressure on for Voting Rights in Arizona

It would appear that our advocacy – your direct calls and e-mails to legislators is actually having an impact in that some of these more awful voter suppression bills have met with some resistance.  However, they could be brought to a vote at any point while the legislature is in session – that means we […]

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MID-WEEK UPDATE: LEGISLATIVE ALERT

March 31, 2021 STRIKERS HAVE CHANGED OLD BILLS INTO TOTALLY NEW CHALLENGES! CALL YOUR LEGISLATORS NOW TO LET THEM KNOW YOUR OPINION ON THESE BILLS!! HB2140 – OPPOSE –  subject to a striker that would make it a class 3 felony for a doctor to provide an abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, just […]

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Independent Redistricting Commission Update 3/28/2021

The next meeting of the Independent Redistricting Commission is March 30rd at 9:00 am.   Watch:   https://youtu.be/xCAsnCXseqc  Submit public comments:  https://forms.gle/gZcq7AeScdqqbZoY7  (The link will be activated at about 9:10 am and remain open until just before the meeting ends.)   Agenda:  https://irc.az.gov/sites/default/files/meeting-agendas/3.30.21%20IRC%20Agenda.pdf Main agenda items:  Discussion and Possible Action on Executive Director and other potential […]

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