Governor Ducey Won’t Return Corrupted AZWategate Money

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Governor Ducey is refusing to return $14,000 in donations from those charged in the AZ WaterGate federal indictment alleging bribery to price gouge utility taxpayers. The Arizona Republican Party says donations from those indicted on bribery and fraud are “perfectly acceptable.”  SIGN THE PETITION Governor Doug Ducey has no problem taking money from corrupt donors who price gouged unsuspecting taxpayers. The AZ WaterGate … Read More

House Majority Leader: Teachers Get Second Jobs to Buy Boats

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Yesterday House Majority Leader John Allen (LD15) said Arizona teachers should have two jobs. While on the House Floor debating SB1042, the teacher de-certification bill, Representative Allen said of teachers working two jobs, “Most of us in this room have a second job. Good for them… That’s America. The idea that we are somehow torturing somebody if they have a second job … Read More

Arizona House Majority Leader: Teachers Should Work Two Jobs Because “This is America”

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Yesterday afternoon House Majority Leader John Allen (LD15) said Arizona teachers should have two jobs. While on the House Floor debating SB1042, the teacher de-certification bill, Representative Allen said of teachers working two jobs,“Most of us in this room have a second job. Good for them…That’s America. The idea that we are somehow torturing somebody if they have a second job is … Read More

HIRING! Executive Director for ProgressNow Arizona

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About the Position The Executive Director of PNAZ will lead the organization and it’s allied organizations and coalitions in developing a strategy to change the landscape of Arizona Politics through strategic communications. This should entail developing a narrative that is visible to voters statewide about progressive policy solutions. This narrative should support the work of coalition organizations by engaging voters … Read More

New Poll Shows Majority of Arizona Voters Support Keeping Voter Protection Act

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Same Voters Oppose Politicians Attacking the Ballot Measure Process Phoenix– A new Public Policy Polling survey conducted on behalf of Arizona Wins finds that huge majorities of voters support keeping the Voter Protection Act and support the constitutional right of Arizonans to put measures on the ballot, and would oppose legislators who disagreed. The poll surveyed the opinions of 629 … Read More

Join The Women’s March in Arizona

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With Trump’s inauguration day looming closer, what are some ways you can #Resist here in Arizona? If you can’t make it to the Women’s march in D.C. (We’re sad we can’t make it either) check out these sister marches happening all around our beautiful state! Get more info: http://www.arizonawomensmarch.com/ Ajo January 21, 2017 1:00 PM Ajo Plaza• Hwy 85, Ajo, AZ 85321 … Read More

Top Ten Worst Arizonans in 2016

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A look back on the worst of the worst…. Arizona’s Republican legislators seem to be competing for worst legislature in the country. These were the people who created SB1070, and SB1062, which legalized LGBTQ discrimination. This year they refused to follow the law and a court order requiring they fully fund K-12 education. After the city of Tempe banned plastic … Read More

My Turn: Why Flake should withdraw his support of Sessions

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Daniel Ortega: A vote for Jeff Sessions is an endorsement of this country’s unraveling civil rights protections. Our country’s attorney general is meant to be the “people’s lawyer,” someone who protects the civil liberties of all Americans and acts as the country’s head law-enforcement officer. But President-elect Donald Trump announced recently that his pick for attorney general would be Sen. … Read More

Our Response to Senator McCain Announcing Republicans Will Continue Obstructing Supreme Court After Election

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Phoenix­–In response to Senator John McCain’s statement that he would not support any Supreme Court nominee if Hillary Clinton becomes the next President of the United States, Progress Arizona Executive Director Josselyn Berry stated: “For months John McCain has insisted that he’s holding open a Supreme Court seat for the next president to fill and that voters should get to … Read More