Check out ProgressNow Arizona on Politics Unplugged!

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We have an opportunity to change the foundation of the entire state this year. This year’s midterm elections could be a historic win for the progressive movement in Arizona. This Sunday our co-director Josselyn Berry joined Representative Reginald Bolding as a guest on Politics Unplugged, talking about how 2018 has seen progressive activism and engagement sweep across the country and … Read More

Representative Vince Leach Brags About Being ALEC’s “Legislator of the Week”

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Republican Representative Vince Leach (LD 11) sent out a press release on Wednesday announcing that the corporate-funded American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has picked him as their “Legislator of the Week.” In his release Leach writes, “For decades ALEC has been the flagship organization at the state level fighting to promote free markets, low taxation, and federalism.” In fact, ALEC is a … Read More

Ducey+Trump=best buds?

Josselyn and EmilyLast Week This Morning!

Tweet of the Week Read This It’s time to #DismantleICE. Ducey+Trump=best buds? Watch This Trump is going after doctors, women and the right to a safe and legal abortion. Arizona Representative Athena Salman to Governor Ducey and Trump: stop attacking Arizona women’s rights.  Do This Fight back against the Trump Administration’s attacks on women and their health by texting “NOGAG” to 22422.   Come to … Read More

“I wasn’t surprised, I was just scared.”

Josselyn and EmilyLast Week This Morning!

Tweet of the Week Read This “We marched in the streets 1 million strong … and yet still 10 people are dead.” Not enough money for our public schools, but Governor Ducey found 7 million for the Koch Brothers’ Indoctrination School?  AP reports Democrats are feeling giddy in Arizona….yeah, you could say that. Watch This “I wasn’t surprised, I was just scared.” … Read More

On Mother’s Day, moms belong at home — not in jail

Josselyn and EmilyLast Week This Morning!

Tweet of the Week Read This From #RedforEd to #RememberInNovember: the walk-out may be over, but the movement most certainly is not.  Ducey traveled to Tucson last week to host a fancy luncheon at one of the city’s swankiest golf resorts. We were there to greet him, alongside Indivisible Southern Arizona and Mi Familia Vota. Watch This Happy Mothers’ Day! No mom … Read More

Showing Governor Ducey That Tucson is Still #RedforEd

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In the span of just a few weeks, #RedforEd successfully pushed Governor Ducey to go from offering 1{28335ed37dd724deee500aa029442e0d9d58206d63320e844ba7e9fe720a29c1} teacher raises to calling for 20{28335ed37dd724deee500aa029442e0d9d58206d63320e844ba7e9fe720a29c1}. But that doesn’t mean the movement is over. Ducey’s plan isn’t a long-term solution: it’s full of budget gimmicks and empty promises, not to mention an extra tax imposed just on Tucson residents. On Thursday, Ducey … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Sine Die at Last!

Josselyn and EmilyLast Week This Morning!

Last Week, This Morning! It’s hard to keep up with all the important happenings in this era of the 24 hour news cycle. That’s why we at ProgressNow Arizona want to make it easy for you to catch up on all the Arizona progressive news you can use. Whether it’s about how the craziness in Washington, DC affects us here … Read More

Sylvia Allen Gives Teachers The Thumbs Down

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It seems like Sylvia Allen forgot her manners yesterday on the Senate floor. Video of the LD6 Senator shows her shouting at #RedforEd teachers who were sitting up in the Senate Gallery. “You don’t represent all of my district either! I’m here representing my district and a lot of my teachers today are in their schools teaching…So like I said … Read More