Poll Shows Trump’s Deception Not Working

Americans see Trump as a failure who cares more about his image than the country. 52% describe Trump’s response to this crisis as a failure and 57% say Trump handled this crisis worse than other presidents would have, something even 22% of Republicans agree with. Americans believe Trump is trying to distract from his failed […]

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Action in the Legislature Last Week and What’s Coming

The Arizona Legislature suspended the Fifty Fourth Legislature – Second Regular Session on March 23 as a result of the general shutdown caused by the Covid-19 virus.  The Senate returned on May 8 only to vote to end their 2020 session altogether for the year.  The House decided to remain in session.  It now appears […]

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Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day (previously known as but now seldom called Decoration Day) is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the military personnel who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.  Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day to honor and mourn those who died in military service from the Civil War […]

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COVID-19 Has A Liberal Bias

Paul Krugman has been an Opinion columnist since 2000 and is also a Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York Graduate Center. He won the 2008 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work on international trade and economic geography.  His latest column in the NYTimes is reprinted here. On Tuesday, the […]

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Mayor Evans’ Response to Governor’s Latest Executive Order

Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans issued these remarks at the May 12 City Council Meeting in response to Governor Ducey’s May 12 Executive Order: Governor Ducey’s existing Executive Order preempts Arizona mayors from further taking any actions related to COVID-19, the new order goes even further and expressly prohibits local government from enacting any restrictions or […]

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Take Action: Call Gov. Ducey

Time to call and write the Governor: 602.542.4331 Email Remind him that he said he would follow the science and that you agree! We need at least a 14 day downward trend of cases and deaths before lifting the stay-at-home order. When the order is lifted, reopening should be in stages with organizations and businesses […]

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COVID Advocacy and Action Call

Please join us for our upcoming COVID-19 call on Tuesday at noon.  Our guests this week Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and Coconino County Recorder Patty Hansen. They will be talking with us about “Healthy Elections.” Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/97346978483 Meeting ID: 973 4697 8483 One tap mobile +19292056099,,97346978483# US (New York) +13126266799,,97346978483# US (Chicago) Note:  […]

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An Open Letter to the Arizona Legislature

Today we sent the following letter to all 90 members of the Arizona Legislature, Democrats and Republicans alike. Republicans are in control. They may recess or adjourn at will and they set the agenda for bills to be heard in committees and on the floor. We hope that our legislators can set aside some partisan […]

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COVID Advocacy and Action Call

Please join us for our upcoming COVID-19 call on Tuesday at noon.  Our guest this week is Marie Peoples, who is in charge of the COVID-19 response for Coconino County’s Health Department. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/97346978483 Meeting ID: 973 4697 8483 One tap mobile +19292056099,,97346978483# US (New York) +13126266799,,97346978483# US (Chicago) Note:  When you join, you’ll […]

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COVID Facts for Coconino County

Our County Board of Supervisors received important information at a Special Session on Friday, April 24. This information, from County Staff (including the health department epidemiologist) and from Northern Arizona University public health experts, should inform decisions going forward. Importantly, it provides perspective for the public. The full packet of written information given to the […]

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