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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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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Meet and Greet LD 6 Senate Candidate

Wade Carlisle, candidate for Legislative District 6 Senate seat (against Sylvia Allen), will be the guest of two of our Precinct Committee People on the evening of December 7. If you live in the Southeast region of Flagstaff, please plan to attend with your neighbors. There will be hors-d’oeuvres and drinks. RSVP to Phil:  phil.dudas@gmail.com or text/call 928-600-0428 […]

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AZ Voucher Program Ridden By Waste and Abuse

A new  Arizona Republic investigation reveals the scandal regarding Ducey’s school voucher program. Separately, we know that our State Senator Sylvia Allen supports and profits from this Ducey/DeVos/Goldwater Institute scheme. She must go in 2018. Here’s some of what the AZ Republic report says: About 4,147 students are currently enrolled in the Ducey/De Vos Voucher […]

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Sylvia Allen’s Charter School Gets F Rating in 2017 School Letter Grades Report

Phoenix­–The 2017Arizona school letter grades have been released and LD-6’s Senator Sylvia Allen’s charter school, the George Washington Academy, received an F grade. Senator Allen is the co-founder of the George Washington Academy, a kinder-6th grade school in Snowflake, Arizona, as well as the head of the Senate’s Education Committee. Senator Allen is also on […]

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