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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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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Book Study — Join Us!

Why do many working people vote for candidates who oppose raising wages, universal health care, and raising taxes for the rich?  Heather McGhee, in her book The Sum of Us, makes the case that racism plays a major role in why many people vote against their own interests. Join us for a 5-week book study […]

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Biden’s Modest Tax Proposal

To judge by the screams coming from certain parts of the corporate world and the GOP side of Congressional aisles, Biden is demanding a “jobs-killing” confiscatory tax that will bring a screeching halt to our economy. Nothing could be further from the truth. Let’s call this out. If all of Biden’s proposed tax increases passed […]

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The American Families Plan

A bit over a month ago, we wrote about President Biden’s American Jobs Plan. Today we turn to another bold economic plan — The American Families Plan. Biden’s Families Plan invests in our kids, families, and economic future. Together with The American Jobs Plan, Joe Biden is on course to do more for Americans than […]

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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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Joint Meeting of BOS and City of Flagstaff Council

 The County Board of Supervisors and Flagstaff City Council Met in Joint Session on April 28, 2021 Legalization of Recreational Marijuana State vote: yes: 60% no: 40%, County vote: yes: 65% no:35%.  Everyone 21 yo and over can possess 1 oz on their person. Individuals can grow, cultivate and transport up to 6 plants. Coordination of […]

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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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Video: Coconino Earth Day Tabling

To honor Earth Day, we thought there would be nothing better than to gather all the groups in Coconino County which are fighting for climate and environmental protection for a virtual tabling. It turned out to be a wonderfully informative and inspiring event. If you missed the live presentation, you can view it now on […]

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