Progress Now Arizona Calls on Senator McSally to Block Attempt to Defund Land and Water Conservation Fund

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For Immediate ReleaseContact: Emily Kirkland, 646 623 5271, emily@progressnowarizona.org PHOENIX, ARIZ. (OCT. 30, 2019) Today, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is under attack in the U.S. Senate. An amendment introduced by Senator Lee (R-UT) would divert funds away from the LWCF and further endanger the natural spaces that so many in Arizona love. The Senate is expected to vote … Read More

ProgressNow Arizona Launches The Progress Score to Hold Legislators Accountable

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Phoenix–Today ProgressNow Arizona, in collaboration with Arizona Advocacy Network, LUCHA, Indivisible Arizona, Sierra Club, CHISPA AZ, Planned Parenthood Arizona and many more, released its first ever Progress Score, a report card grading Arizona state legislators on how courageously they represented their constituents against the corporations and special interests in the 2019 legislative session. The Progress Score allows Arizonans to see … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Petty Republicans Hiding Pride

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! SCOTUS Screw Up. The SCOTUS ruling this week on gerrymandering is a blow to democracy and fair elections.  Still Making Headlines. Phoenix’s violent police force is making national headlines. Will it change things? No Problem! But … Read More

Last Week This Morning: APS Let Her Die Over $51

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! She Died Over $51. On a 107 degree day, APS cut the power to Stephanie Pullman’s home. It killed her. Stagnant Wages. You need to work over 70 hours a week to afford a two-bedroom … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Violence & Lies from the Phoenix PD

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! Another Shocking Incident, Another Set of Lies. Last week, Phoenix police officers pulled their guns on two parents, screamed at them, threatened to shoot them and hit them, all because their … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Yes We Did!

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! AZ In The NY Times. “It’s our responsibility to engage them and get them excited about voting,” said Josselyn Berry of the watchdog group ProgressNow Arizona. Sí Se Pudo! Yes We Did. Community … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Humanitarian Aid Is Not A Crime

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! #DoubleTalkDucey. Governor Ducey talks a big game about how Mexico is Arizona’s valued trading partner. Then he sides with Trump on Mexican tariffs that will raise prices and hurt Arizona’s economy and our working … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Praying for Sine Die

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! Wherefore Art Thou, Budget?  The Arizona Legislature drags on as Republicans in-fight and refuse to include Democrats’ priorities. But This Is A Priority? Rather than fund dental care for pregnant women or fully fund our schools, Republicans … Read More

Last Week This Morning: #StopTheBans

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! I Kinda Sorta Don’t Support Abortion Senator McSally is trying to walk a fine line on her response to Alabama’s abortion ban.  Arizona The Next Alabama? Arizona Republicans have passed plenty of bills going … Read More

Last Week This Morning

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! Partisan Power Grab. Republicans are still trying to destroy ballot measures. Not Today. Border Patrol detained a high schooler weeks before graduation. His classmates are fighting back. See Ya In Court. Arizona makes it nearly … Read More