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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Legislative Alerts ~ Week of March 8, 2020

These bills pending in the Arizona Legislature deserve your action. Get on the AZ Legislature website and RTS, call, and email. Contact info for our Coconino County representatives is below. EDUCATION SB 1061 – OPPOSE – Mandates a Parental Bill of Rights – puts these “rights” into statute and increases complexity and is considered unnecessary.  […]

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Legislative Alerts ~ Week of March 1, 2020

There are actually more new bills this week than last, & the majority of them are not good. Get on the AZ Legislature website and RTS, call, and email. Contact info for our Coconino County representatives is below. GOVERNANCE/VOTING RIGHTS HB 2054 – OPPOSE – Creates a partisan gubernatorially-appointed commission empowered to overrule the current Citizens’ […]

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Legislative Alerts ~ Week of February 24, 2020

Most of these bills are not available for Request to Speak since there are only a few committees meeting this week.  The bills are transitioning from one house to the other this week so most of these are scheduled for floor votes this week.  We recommend that folks e-mail or call the legislators to express […]

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RTS Victory!

Bob Thorpe withdrew his voter suppression bill thanks to quick action by many concerned citizens. Thanks for responding to yesterday’s Call to Action. Here’s what the RTS report looked like after your good work. And, many of you called and used Resistbot!

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Urgent Action Alert: Bob Thorpe Dirty Trick

Bob Thorpe is sneaking his voter suppression bill — aimed at college students but also applying to snowbirds or folks who go north in the summer and military personnel – into the House Technology Committee for a vote tomorrow morning. He couldn’t get it through a committee that has jurisdiction over the subject matter, so […]

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Legislative Alerts ~ Week of February 17, 2020

The Legislature is reeling with nearly 900 bills dropped in the final day to file bills for consideration in this legislative session. Of particular concern this week are voter suppression bills which are set to be heard in committee on Tuesday afternoon. If you can join Progress Now and Arizona Indivisible in Phoenix for that […]

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Legislative Alerts ~ Week of February 10, 2020

The Legislature is on high speed in an attempt to adjourn early and get out on the campaign trail. When things go fast, bad things can happen. So please pay attention and lobby regarding for or against these bills. Many are ripe for RTS. HEALTHCARE CHANGE FROM LAST WEEK!!! SB 1397 – OPPOSE – This […]

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Legislative Alerts – Week of February 3, 2020

Contact our Coconino County Legislators and use Request to Speak regarding these bills. Our Legislative Committee has reviewed and evaluated to make these recommendations. We also have a new post this week explaining how to use the Request to Speak system. Election Integrity / Voting Rights  SB1020 – OPPOSE – requires ballot measure pamphlets to […]

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