FEDERAL ACTION ALERT – Oct. 16, 2021

Produced by Democrats of the Red Rocks and Coconino County Democratic Party THIS WEEK’S ALERTS:   Push the compromise Freedom to Vote Act finally supported by Sen. Manchin, the Native American Voting Rights Act; ALL IN ON SINEMA:  Aggressive Messaging for Sen. Sinema to stop sabotaging President Biden’s agenda; Pass the Equality Act. A.   SUPPORT THE […]

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Jobs Report

Employers added 194,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate fell to 4.8 percent, from 5.2 percent in August. It fell for good reasons, not bad — the number of people unemployed dropped by a whopping 710,000 while the number of people working rose by a robust 526,000. This represents a remarkably speedy recovery in the labor […]

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Strong Majorities Favor Passing the Build Back Better Agenda

By a 30-point margin, most Americans continue to support President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda. 61 percent of Americans, including nine in ten Democrats (89 percent), three in five Independents (60 percent), and nearly a third of Republicans (30 percent) support Biden and Democrats’ new economic plan that will “provide paid family and medical leave, establish a universal […]

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Fraudit Ending?

The grifters and conspiracy theorists running the so-called “Arizona Audit” will have a press conference tomorrow (Friday) at 4 p.m. to announce their findings. (But not to release a written report.) As Arizona Mirror journalist Jeremy Duda tweeted today, quoting David Becker of The Center for Election Innovation and Research: “Nobody has ever released what […]

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Federal Alert – September 17, 2021

Produced by Democrats of the Red Rocks and Coconino County Democratic Party Important Note: SIGN THE PETITIONS – ONE WEEK LEFT! While the struggle for voting rights at the federal level is critical, there is something you can do right now here in Arizona:  Sign the petitions to reverse the voter suppression legislation passed by […]

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Time to Build Back Better

Seven in ten Americans support President Biden’s Build Back Better plan. 70 percent of Americans are in favor of “new legislation to provide paid family and medical leave, establish a universal Pre-K program, expand Medicare coverage for seniors to include dental, vision, and hearing coverage, lower health care costs by allowing Medicare to negotiate lower drug […]

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Time to Deliver on “Build Back Better”

On Monday, the U.S. House returns (early) from its August recess to take up President Biden’s campaign promise to “Build Back Better” as well as historic voting rights legislation. In recalling the House, Speaker Pelosi told her caucus, “this is no time for amateur hour” and we know that Pelosi is no amateur. As always, […]

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Afghan Withdrawal

“95% of American’s who just heard President Biden’s speech will agree with him. 95% of the media will not.” Nicole Wallace The United States went to Afghanistan 20 years ago for one reason: to defeat the forces that attacked this country on September 11. We succeeded in doing that. That mission resulted in the death […]

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Biden’s Border Policy

Migrants who cross the border are immediately required to wear masks. Although they are not tested at Customs and Border Patrol unless they show symptoms, all are tested if they move into the system, and those who test positive for coronavirus are quarantined. Due to the pandemic, most are simply turned away. On humanitarian grounds, […]

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Is It Finally Infrastructure Week?

Update August 2: Weekend negotiations eliminated user fees that were troublesome to Democrats, according to AP, leaving the bill in precarious straights with deficit hawks. This will be an exciting week for infrastructure priorities — and probably will not be the end of the story. Original Post Published July 29: Yesterday, negotiators hammered out a […]

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