Legislative Alert: Feb 2

CONGRATULATE GOVERNOR DUCEY!!               (Yes, we just said that.) The Governor VETOED the Tax Conformity Bill on Friday.  This means that state taxes will not be reduced by around $200 million per year to conform to the 2017 Federal Tax Cut bill.  Rather than just making technical changes to conform the Arizona tax code, the […]

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Action Alert: This Week in the Arizona Legislature

Use Request to Speak to make your voice heard on the following bills that are up for hearing in the Legislature this week. And/or, call or email your legislators. Use RTS to speak against HB2474 – This bill would expand the empowerment scholarship accounts.  It is a continuing effort by the Legislature to go around […]

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Request to Speak Training

The Coconino County Democratic Party invites you to learn about Request to Speak — a method for lobbying our State Legislature from your own computer. Our trainer is Carmen Alexander from the Phoenix-based Civic Engagement Beyond Voting organization. Seating will be limited, so please contact the office to sign up in advance. The opportunity is […]

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Action Alert: Voter Suppression Bills Up This Week

The Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee will be hearing four bills that will have an adverse impact on voters if they become law. The committee meets Thursday at 9am. You can use Request to Speak to register your views or you can contact each of the committee members by phone or email as listed below. SB […]

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Democratic Political Action!

Democratic Political Action will kick off the new election cycle discussing the current Arizona Legislative Session. Guest speakers are two political scientists – Anne Schneider and Harriet Young. Anne Scheider is Policy Coordinator of Unitarian Universalist Justice Arizona (UUJAZ) and author of a weekly legislative update on social justice and education issues. Harriet Young is Public […]

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Watch Out: The Arizona Legislature Is Back In Session

The Legislature reconvenes this week with legislators eager to take action that could have far-reaching effects on the people of Arizona – for good or ill. Coconino Democrats are happy to host political scientists Anne Schneider and Harriet Young for our Democratic Political Action! meeting this Thursday. Dr. Young will provide an introduction explaining how […]

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Fee or Tax? Either Shows Failure

The vehicle registration fee enacted last April by Governor Ducey and the Republican Legislature is showing up on registration renewal notices and causing an internal firefight among Republicans.  The underlying problem for all Arizona Republicans is their failure to recognize that governing costs money and someone has got to pay for it. In this case, […]

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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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