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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Action Alert: The Next Cornavirus Bill Must Help State and Local Governments

Background: McConnell’s rejection of federal aid for states risks causing a depression, analysts say. Local governments are being left out by Congress and need special support due to the impacts of the COVID19 virus. Take Action by calling Congress with this script: “My name is ___________________, I live in ______________, at zip code __________.  I’m […]

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Action Alert: State Land Fire Restrictions

Supervisor Ryan suggested we advocate to the State to close down campfires on state lands. It’s very difficult, if not impossible, for firefighters to take COVID precautions while fighting a fire. As of Wednesday at 5 p.m., the Forest Service has restricted the use of fires on all National Forests in Arizona.  The City of […]

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Action Alert: Local Governments Being Left Out By Congress

In the latest economic aid package, which cleared the Senate late yesterday, Democrats got a lot of what they asked for. The bill includes improvements to the Paycheck Protection Program, for example, as well as funding for hospitals that Republicans were originally prepared to delay. From a progressive perspective, there’s no denying the final version is a […]

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