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Republican legislators attend Trump rally despite unsafe conditions PHOENIX — As coronavirus cases spike across the state of Arizona, Republican legislators ignored public safety measures to stroke Donald Trump’s ego. GOP state lawmakers supported Trump’s mid-pandemic attention tour, where attendees were not practicing social distancing or wearing masks. Several GOP state legislators attended Trump’s rally in Read more about RELEASE: Arizona GOP Attend Trump Rally As COVID-19 Cases Reach A New High[…]
Coronavirus numbers are spiking across the state PHOENIX — Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Arizona are at an all-time high thanks to GOP legislators’ push to end social distancing measures before medical experts said it was safe to do so. State Republicans ignored the majority of Arizonans who thought it was too early to end public health precautions, prematurely Read more about RELEASE: GOP’s Premature Reopening Is Costing Arizonan Lives[…]
Arizona is a top battleground state in 2020 PHOENIX — The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee unveiled its Arizona Spotlight candidates [LINK]. After flipping four seats in the House in 2018, Democrats need just two seats in the House and three seats in the Senate to flip the chambers. Today’s slate of thirteen strong candidates and incumbents Read more about DLCC Announces Arizona Spotlight Candidates[…]
Release: “Sen. Allen Doubles Down On Opposition to Unemployment Benefits as Arizona’s Jobless Rate Skyrockets to 17%”
Arizona Daily Star: “600,000 unemployment claims filed in Arizona during coronavirus pandemic” AZCentral: “Majority of Arizonans support increase in state unemployment benefits, Morrison Institute-Republic poll finds” Phoenix — Just over 600,000 Arizonans have filed for unemployment since the COVID-19 pandemic, Arizona’s joblessness rate has skyrocketed to 17%. Yet Sen. Sylvia Allen has opposed increases to Arizonans unemployment benefit since the Read more about Release: “Sen. Allen Doubles Down On Opposition to Unemployment Benefits as Arizona’s Jobless Rate Skyrockets to 17%”[…]
Phoenix — A suspect is in custody after three people were shot Wednesday evening, May 20th, at Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale, Arizona. Democratic state Sen. Martin Quezada witnessed the shooting and tweeted at 7:38 pm “I just witnessed an armed terrorist with an AR-15 shoot up Westgate. There are multiple victims.” As many in our community Read more about Release: Nearly 24 Hrs After A Shooting In Arizona, AZGOP Remains Silent[…]
AZMirror: Sen. J. D. Mesnard states “It doesn’t seek to solve all problems” “The plan fails to require insurance companies to cover Essential Health Benefits, including emergency room and prescription drug coverage” PHOENIX — Wednesday, House Republicans passed SB1397, a watered-down preexisting conditions bill, with vehement objections from House Democrats. SB1397 is a halfhearted effort Read more about Release: Halfhearted GOP Plan That Will Gouge Arizonans With A Pre-Existing Condition, Advances[…]
RELEASE: National Unemployment Rates Soar, Rep. Kern says, “I think [Trump] is doing a fantastic job.”
Phoenix — Nearly 92% of Arizona rent relief hasn’t gone to renters, small businesses are still waiting for relief, college students have not received support from the CARES ACT, about 500,000 Arizonans filed for unemployment in the last eight weeks. Yet Rep. Kern stated yesterday during the House Rules Committee Meeting “I think [Trump] is Read more about RELEASE: National Unemployment Rates Soar, Rep. Kern says, “I think [Trump] is doing a fantastic job.”[…]
“State Senate Candidate Col. (Ret.) Felicia French Provides Support as a Nurse with Navajo Nation’s COVID-19 Response”
Phoenix — While Native Americans make up only about 5% of Arizona’s population, they account for 16% of the state’s COVID-19 deaths. In fact, the Navajo Nation now has the most coronavirus cases per capita of any state in the U.S.To help provide critically needed screening, testing, and contact tracing support for Navajo and Hopi Read more about “State Senate Candidate Col. (Ret.) Felicia French Provides Support as a Nurse with Navajo Nation’s COVID-19 Response”[…]
PHOENIX – Today, the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa issued its ruling in a lawsuit filed against Rep. Shawnna Bolick for listing a UPS Store address as her actual residential address on her candidate nomination and sworn affidavits. Despite Rep. Bolick ignoring the law, the Superior Court judge ruled against Plaintiff Judith Lohr and in Read more about Arizona DLCC Statement Regarding the Lohr v. Bolick Lawsuit[…]
PHOENIX – In an attempt to cover up her voting record this legislative session against firefighters, Sen. Kate Brophy McGee arranges a photo opportunity with campaign volunteers and unwitting firefighters, taking them away from emergency calls. McGee had an opportunity to stand with firefighters, yet this session she was the nail in the coffin for an amendment that Read more about A Photo-Op won’t cover up McGee’s bad vote[…]