Meet Our Candidates for Arizona Legislature

Meet candidates Wade Carlisle (LD-6 Senate), Felicia French (LD-6 House) and Bobby Tyler (LD-6 House). At the home of Andy Hogg and family. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks provided. Please RSVP text or call, Shannah: 928-606-7613

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Democratic Political Action! What Matters on the Navajo Nation?

State Senator Jamescita Peshlakai (LD-7) will be our speaker this month. She will address issues of importance to the Navajo Nation and how a Democratic majority in the Arizona Legislature could help. Come and participate in this important discussion! Order off the menu or just come!

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Significant Policy Statements from Arizona Democrats in the Legislature

We need more Democrats in the Arizona legislature to work on policies like these: “Nothing this administration hopes to gain from this draconian policy is worth the cost to a child who now must live in fear of never seeing his or her parents again.” Excerpt from AZ House Democrats’ letter to Department of Human Services […]

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Wild & Crazy Things in the Legislature

It’s always nuts when the legislature is in session, especially with Sylvia Allen and Bob Thorpe and now term-limited Brenda Barton– unfortunately our legislators in LD 6 — on the loose. Thanks to our friends at Unitarian Universalist and Together We Will for following events closely. Now is the time to take action to support […]

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Sylvia Allen Strikes Again

LD-6 State Senator Sylvia Allen wants to give Arizona voters a chance to decide if the current $10.50 an hour minimum wage is as high as it should ever go. This, in spite of the fact that voters just last year approved a statewide referendum to raise the minimum to $12 by 2020 and Flagstaff voters, […]

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Ducey’s Budget Disaster

Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled a $10.1 billion spending plan funded by projected to be paid for by selling more lottery tickets and hiring back many of the auditors who ensure that people are paying the state what they owe — auditors the governor previously laid off.   According to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, the Governor’s office […]

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Another Republican Attack on Arizona Populism

Here’s another example of why we need to change the legislature in 2018. Arizona has a long and proud populist history, but Republicans nowadays try to cut back the peoples’ voices and consolidate power in a small click of oligarchs and their lackeys in the legislature. “Anytime the Legislature is trying to reduce the power […]

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Your View: Vote for scientific literacy

Mr. Patel, a local hotel owner, recently voiced his concern in the Daily Sun that the lack of snow is hurting his business and that the increased likelihood of forest fires in the summer will also be bad for business. Global warming, in other words, is not good for the local economy. Bob Thorpe, our […]

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Secular Coalition Legislative Wrap Up

Lobbyist for the Secular Coalition will present on the coalition’s efforts in the 2017 legislative session.

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Monsoon Picnic Report

About 80 Democrats turned up for the first Monsoon Picnic in memory that wasn’t rained on! After conducting our quarterly business meeting, Party Chair Nathan Jones introduced January Contreras, who is running for Attorney General of the State of Arizona. We also heard from Superior Court Judicial Candidate Ted Reed and Paul Deasy, who is […]

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