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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Democratic Political Action! Lunch

Eric Marcus, who was part of Nikki Bagley’s campaign during in her 2016 run for Arizona Senate will speak about strategy for winning Legislative District 6. Democratic Political Action! meets monthly to discuss topics of current interest. The gathering is open to all Democrats and like-minded Independents. This month’s meeting is at Weatherford Hotel in […]

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Democratic Political Action!

Representatives of the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce will discuss the legislative session from the Chamber’s point of view and answer our questions. We expect this to be a friendly but lively exchange.  Guests from the Chamber are Stuart McDaniel, VP of Government Affairs, and Antara Hunter, Executive Assistant to the President/CEO and Arts, Education and […]

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Arizona Gov. Ducey, Legislature ignores education lawsuit, avoids tax reform

The Legislature has adjourned but already has a laundry list of issues it will need to consider next year. Source: Arizona Gov. Ducey, Legislature ignores education lawsuit, avoids tax reform

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A Useful Summary of the Low Points in the 2017 Legislative Session

Read this column and weep. Then get to work to elect three Democrats from LD 6 in 2018. Source: Roberts: Nightmare on West Washington: a look back at this year’s Arizona Legislature

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