Action Alert: All Mail Election

We join Maricopa County Democratic Party Chair Steve Slugocki in this Call to Action: During this difficult period, the government’s number one priority should be the health and the safety of our community. That is why we cannot force voters to choose between voting in-person at a polling location and following CDC guidelines and staying […]

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COVID Action and News

In this pandemic, there are daily changes and much to advocate for. Please take time to take actions mentioned and consider donating or volunteering with these organizations. If you have additions or corrections, please email  National Advocacy Call the White House 202-456-1111 Demand our federal government to implement the National Defense Production of Personal Protective […]

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Action Alert: April 3, 2020

TODAY:  Call and email our legislators. Tell them to return to session to address the COVID-19 crisis. Two specific things they can do: Allocate money from the Rainy Day Fund. So far, they have only appropriated $50 million(with an M) for COVID relief. The State Government has $1 billion (with a B) in its “Rainy […]

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Take Action: April 2

There is much to advocate for and we’ve been posting a lot of suggestions for action on our Facebook page. We’re going to try to break down some specific Calls to Action by day so as not to overwhelm you with requests. Ask Governor Ducey to Send Funds for Shelter Services Coconino County is second […]

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Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act

The “Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act” is Nancy Pelosi’s response to the disastrous proposal from the Senate (“disastrous” because of the slush fund; disastrous because it can’t pass). Increases the amount of money being offered to individuals to $1,500, and up to $7,500 for a family of five. The same GOP income thresholds in the […]

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AZ House Democrats Statement on Passing Bi-Partisan COVID-19 Crisis Budget

House Democrats were ready to pass this compromise “skinny” budget last Thursday but Republicans adjourned for a three-day weekend in the middle of this public health crisis. This pared-down state budget that includes a bi-partisan deal for $50 million to aid Arizonans with rental and foreclosure assistance, homeless services and shelters, small business and nonprofit […]

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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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Action Alert: Senate COVID-19 Relief Bill

The current proposal by Republicans in the Senate and Secretary Mnuchin for the COVID19 Emergency Bill includes: No Requirement that companies receiving aid maintain payroll or benefits No requirement to reduce executive pay Limited restrictions on stock buybacks (that Mnuchin can waive) No oversight What the proposal does NOT include: No OSHA provisions to protect […]

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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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