SB1070 2.0 Bills thwarted by Arizonans

Phoenix – The Arizona Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee issued the following statement upon the announcement that HCR2036 and SCR1007 have been halted in the state legislature. If passed, both bills would have placed a referral on the November ballot asking voters to enshrine into the state constitution the prohibition of “sanctuary jurisdictions.” A redundant effort due to the remaining elements of Read more about SB1070 2.0 Bills thwarted by Arizonans[…]

2020 Arizona GOP Agenda: Suppress and Attack Communities of Color

Phoenix – The stakes in the 2020 general election are incredibly high with a razor-thin split in the legislature and Arizona’s status as a battleground state for the presidential election and US Senate race – Arizona Republicans see the writing on the wall and are desperate to keep their majority. This year’s attacks on voting rights Read more about 2020 Arizona GOP Agenda: Suppress and Attack Communities of Color[…]

Arizona Republicans Attack Latinos in an Election Year Ploy

Phoenix – Arizona Republicans are attempting to fast-track another attack on Latinos as a desperate election-year tactic to mobilize their base this November. GOP leaders have introduced SCR1007 and HCR2036, mirror bills that if passed would ask voters this November whether to amend the state Constitution to prohibit the state and any county, municipality or political subdivision from declaring itself Read more about Arizona Republicans Attack Latinos in an Election Year Ploy[…]

GOP Plan Would Let Insurance Companies Price Gouge Arizonans With A Pre-Existing Condition

The plan also fails to require insurance companies to cover Essential Health Benefits, including emergency room and prescription drug coverage Sens. Mesnard and Leach Admit Bill Fails To Secure Full Coverage Protections By “Design”  Phoenix – Wednesday, Senate Republicans passed SB1397, a watered-down pre-existing conditions bill, out of committee. SB1397 is a last-ditch effort to address the Read more about GOP Plan Would Let Insurance Companies Price Gouge Arizonans With A Pre-Existing Condition[…]

“The ESA expansion Duo: Sylvian Allen and Kate Brophy-McGee”

Phoenix –  Republicans have again passed an expansion of ESA in Arizona with the backing of Senators Sylvia Allen and Kate Brophy McGee. SB1224 is another expansion of Empowerment Scholarships against the overwhelming opposition to vouchers by Arizonans.  “This is clearly an attempt by the GOP to once again expand the ESA program in Arizona, by Read more about “The ESA expansion Duo: Sylvian Allen and Kate Brophy-McGee”[…]

“The ESA Expansion Duo: Sylvian Allen And Kate Brophy-McGee”

Phoenix –  Republicans have again passed an expansion of ESA in Arizona with the backing of Senators Sylvia Allen and Kate Brophy McGee. SB1224 is another expansion of Empowerment Scholarships against the overwhelming opposition to vouchers by Arizonans.  “This is clearly an attempt by the GOP to once again expand the ESA program in Arizona, by Read more about “The ESA Expansion Duo: Sylvian Allen And Kate Brophy-McGee”[…]

Release: “A Fifth Arizona GOP Member Is Accused Of Misconduct”

 AZCapitalTimes: “Lobbyist: Ugenti-Rita sexually harassed her before Shooter expulsion”  Phoenix – In breaking news from The Arizona Capitol Times, Sen. Michelle Ugenti Rita has been accused by a female lobbyist of sexual harassment. The Cap Times reports: “The woman describes a pattern of harassment by Ugenti-Rita and her now-husband, former adviser to the governor Brian Townsend, over the summer of Read more about Release: “A Fifth Arizona GOP Member Is Accused Of Misconduct”[…]