EARTH DAY LEGISLATIVE ALERTS

Seven Actions that You Can Take to Conserve Nature and Protect Human Health HR 803 – PAW+ – SUPPORT: Two decades in the making, the sweeping Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act (PAW+), HR 803, a collection of eight public lands bills, that would protect more than 1,000 miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers […]

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Urgently-Needed Federal Environmental Health Legislation for Northern Arizona

Passage of these bills would directly benefit our rural and tribal communities, workers, and their families: The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA), due to expire in July 2022, provides compensation to individuals suffering from cancers and other diseases associated with radiation exposure who worked in uranium mining, milling, and ore transportation from 1942 to 1971, […]

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Republican AZ Legislative Priorities

Republicans control our Legislature by a thin margin. As a result, they can jam through some pretty awful legislation. Our Legislative Committee Chair provided this grim report at this morning’s Monthly Democratic Action Meeting. 2021 LEGISLATIVE SESSION SUPPRESS THE VOTE: 25 bills designed to make voting more difficult – particularly voting by mail PEVL Purge […]

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LD-6 Candidates Get Seal of Approval from Clean Air/Water PAC

Chispa AZ PAC Endorses EIGHT Candidates for State Legislature Chispa AZ PAC today announced plans to invest in state legislative races, and endorsed the first nine candidates who will be receiving their new Clean Air, Clean Politics seal (attached). These candidates are Chispa AZ PAC’s first round of endorsements because they have the potential to […]

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When It Comes to the Environment, Trump Is Gaslighter-In-Chief

James Hohmann, national political correspondent, for the Washington Post, justifiably reacted with vigor to Trump’s claim to be “the number one environmental president since Teddy Roosevelt.” The following is excerpted from his September 9 Daily 202 column: President Trump had the temerity on Tuesday to describe himself not just as a “great environmentalist” but as […]

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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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Letter to the Editor: Local representatives ignore students at the State Capitol

The biggest highlight of Environmental Day at the Capitol on Jan. 5 was the number of students who attended. They were mostly high schoolers from Tucson, Phoenix, Flagstaff and other places as well. They were there because they have an interest in how our state government works, and because they have questions for our lawmakers […]

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Legislative Alerts for Week of January 27, 2020

Election Integrity / Voting Rights SB1092 update – As reported last week this bill, sponsored by Michelle Ugenti-Rita, would have required additional early voting ID requirements.  However, it was tabled.  We have heard it was in response to RTS comments.  What we are doing here matters!  But remember, nothing is dead until the Legislature adjourns. […]

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Call of the Wild Mural

A powerful traveling collaborative Public Art Installation, advocating for wolves, wildlife and the Endangered Species Act has finally made its way to Flagstaff.  The community is invited to add their voice to the groundbreaking Call of the Wild Mural from 12-6pm on Saturday, October 12.   Launched in 2018 in Sedona, this fun filled event […]

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