Sylvia Allen Says She Won’t Run!

Jeremy Duda, Arizona Mirror reporter, tweeted this morning that LD-6 State Senator Sylvia Allen says she won’t run for another term, even though she’s not termed out in until 2022. This is good news for Democrat Felicia French, who has announced she’ll run for the seat after losing her AZ House bid by just a […]

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Allen-Sponsored Bill to Send Another $1.7 Million to Vouchers Advances

Republicans insisted that Senator Sylvia Allen’s bill to expand vouchers wouldn’t cost money. But when the Joint Legislative Budget Committee conducted a fiscal analysis of a bill, it found what was obvious to every honest person — the bill expands enrollment ant thus will cost the state more money. $1.7 million over three years, to […]

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Felicia French Challenges Sylvia Allen #2020

2018 State House candidate Colonel (Ret.) Felicia French, a nurse, sustainability scientist, educator and former MedEvac helicopter pilot, announces her 2020 candidacy for LD 6 State Senate. French came within 577 votes of winning the 2018 State House race, and she is ready to run again. She is determined to continue the fight for a better […]

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Carlisle the right choice for senator in LD6

Sylvia Allen’s official candidate statement says “On education, I have served as chairman of the Senate Education Committee, passed legislation in support of teachers, children and administrators. Voted for the the teacher salary increase and more funding for the schools.” Sylvia Allen is not a friend of education. She has consistently opposed higher salaries for […]

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Senate: Campaign funds, dark money sources to stay anonymous

 Saying they’re protecting people from harassment, the state Senate  voted to block cities and counties from requiring “dark money” groups from disclosing their donors.  The Arizona legislature needs to change. When rich people and corporations participate in politics, the rest of us have the right to know it. Senator Sylvia Allen, LD-6 (Flagstaff, Sedona, Holbrook, […]

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Republicans Are About To Waste Taxpayer Money on Unconstitutional Abortion Bills — Again

We wish we could find reliable numbers for how much the Arizona Attorney General’s office has spent on legal fees trying to defend the ridiculously obviously unconstitutional abortion bills that the Arizona legislature has passed in the last decade and which Governors Brewer and Ducey signed (sometimes — occasionally, they vetoed because the bills were […]

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Another Test for Sylvia Allen

A bill making its way through the Arizona legislature threatens to disrupt college and university campuses. HB2563 supposedly protects free speech on college campuses, but actually, it’s something else entirely. The legislation is written by the Goldwater Institute and is being introduced in statehouses around the US (with Koch money more than likely). If it becomes […]

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Sylvia Allen Claims to be for Education: This Bill is a Big Test

On Monday, the Arizona Senate is planning to consider SB1392, another permanent tax cut. This cut would leave our already anemic state budget with another $120 million loss that will grow exponentially over time, according to projections from the Arizona League of Cities and Towns. The cut will also slash $14 million from Prop 301 […]

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Update on Sylvia Allen’s View of Morality

State Senator Sylvia Allen (R) says its “immoral” to give workers 3 paid days of sick leave and a minimum wage, but it’s A-Okay to take money from public schools for private charters like the one she runs. Yesterday, a Republican-controlled Senate panel agreed with her and advanced a proposal to reverse the 2016 voter-approved […]

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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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