2/15 A few things you may have missed this week…

A few things you may have missed amongst the headlines… Eighteen Democratic bills were heard this week, with 15 passing out of committee! Sen. Peshlakai SB1266: Diné college; appropriation Sen. Navarrete SB1373: appropriation; Maricopa community college district Rep. Espinoza HCM200: deported veterans; medical treatment Sen. Contreras SB1474: POW/MIA flag; display Sen. Bowie SB1191: students; community college grants Sen. Alston SB1391: kinship foster care stipend Rep. Teller HB2456: appropriation; state Read more about 2/15 A few things you may have missed this week…[…]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “Just because I’m a Democrat don’t ignore them. These are Arizonans too!”

  Release: “When it comes to bills that reflect rural Arizona…just because I’m a Democrat don’t ignore them. These are Arizonans too!” “Only Four bills with Democrats as the Primary Sponsor have been Heard this Session” PHOENIX, AZ – Last Thursday, Rep. Teller of LD 7 took to the House floor to urge the Republican caucus Read more about FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “Just because I’m a Democrat don’t ignore them. These are Arizonans too!”[…]

2/8 A few things you may have missed this week…

A few things you may have missed amongst the headlines… Farnsworth: In a heated Judiciary committee meeting, over yet another Ugenti-Rita voter suppression bill,  LD 12 Senator Eddie Farnsworth became enraged by the strong opposition from the public. A government high school teacher came to the Senate committee meeting Thursday morning to voice his earnest opposition Read more about 2/8 A few things you may have missed this week…[…]

2/1: A few things you may have missed this week…

  Here’s your weekly legislative wrap for the week, focusing on a few things you may have missed. Sylvia Allen Meltdown: During the Senate government committee LD 6 State Sen. Allen, went on a tirade against Rep. Victoria Steele for mentioned the atrocities against migrants and indigenous people in the southwest during the time of Manifest Destiny.  Allen spoke before Read more about 2/1: A few things you may have missed this week…[…]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Senator pushes anti-vaxxer bill amid national health crisis

PHOENIX, AZ – Freshman Senator Paul Boyer is making a name for himself as the leading anti-vaccine proponent of the Arizona Legislature. This session Sen. Boyer has introduced and sponsored two anti-vaccine bills, SB1114 and SB1115, which stem from junk science not supported by any credible health organization. “At a time when we are seeing Read more about FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Senator pushes anti-vaxxer bill amid national health crisis[…]

RELEASE: “Arizona DLCC Statement regarding Child Pornography Charges Against Rep. David Stringer in 1983”

PHOENIX, AZ – This morning the Phoenix New Times reported that in 1983, LD 1 Rep. David Stringer was charged with multiple accounts of child pornography in his home town of Baltimore, Maryland. “We are sickened to learn of these charges against Rep. Stringer. His egregious behavior as a representative has brought shame to the Read more about RELEASE: “Arizona DLCC Statement regarding Child Pornography Charges Against Rep. David Stringer in 1983”[…]

RELEASE: “Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Bills to Suppress the Vote

PHOENIX, AZ – This morning the Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee passed two bills that will limit voter participation; SB 1046 and SB 1072. Both of these bills have already received widespread criticism for their blatant attempt to hinder voters by implementing confusing and unnecessary burdens. This legislative session is shaping up to be a battle Read more about RELEASE: “Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Bills to Suppress the Vote[…]

For Immediate Release: Republican Candidate, Frank Schmuck Wants to Increase Sales Tax on Working Families”

“Republican Candidate, Frank Schmuck Wants to Increase Sales Tax on Working Families” PHOENIX, AZ – Frank Schmuck, the Republican nominee for State Senate in District 18, campaigned in 2016 on eliminating the state income tax and increasing sale tax, representing a 4.1 billion dollar cut to state revenue. This year, he’s backtracking by suggesting a Read more about For Immediate Release: Republican Candidate, Frank Schmuck Wants to Increase Sales Tax on Working Families”[…]

RELEASE: Arizona Democrats Denounce Rep. Stringer, Call for Resignation

PHOENIX – The Arizona Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee and The Arizona Democratic Party releases the following joint statement in response to Rep. David Stringer of Legislative District 1 comments that “there aren’t enough white kids to go around” in Arizona public schools, that “immigration represents an existential threat” to the United States and is “is Read more about RELEASE: Arizona Democrats Denounce Rep. Stringer, Call for Resignation[…]

RELEASE: 114 Democratic Candidates File for Legislative Office

PHOENIX – Since 2016 the Arizona Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee has seen a surge in candidates and volunteers that are committed to moving Arizona forward. Candidates have stepped up to run for legislative office in every part of Arizona along with hundreds of volunteers who have knocked on thousands of doors and have made thousands Read more about RELEASE: 114 Democratic Candidates File for Legislative Office[…]