Tell Senators McCain and Flake: Do Your Job on SCOTUS!

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Senators John McCain, Jeff Flake and other Senate Republicans have refused to do their job by blockading Chief Judge Merrick Garland’s Supreme Court confirmation. Make sure they know we’re holding them accountable to fulfill their constitutional responsibility and restore the Supreme Court to nine justices. Sign the petition.

Modernize Elections now

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Maricopa County sent two ballots — yes, TWO BALLOTS — to some voters for the August primary. Enough is enough. Call on Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell to modernize our elections >> goo.gl/xbGBRT

Senator John McCain in Tumultuous Interview: Merrick Garland “Not Well-Qualified”

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August 5, 2016- Arizona Senator John McCain gave a tumultuous interview on Phoenix’s NPR station, KJZZ  today. Interviewer Phil Latzman even called the interview “feisty.” Listen to the full KJZZ Interview here. Progress Now Arizona tweeted at KJZZ Phoenix to ask Senator McCain about why he continues to block Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court. When asked, “why is … Read More

Progress Now Arizona Calls on Representative Sonny Borrelli to Withdraw From Race Following Domestic Violence Allegations

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Phoenix– Following a recent article published by the Arizona Capitol Times detailing Representative Sonny Borrelli’s involvement in a domestic violence case, Progress Now Arizona believes the Representative should withdraw from his Senate race. Representative Borrelli pled guilty to a domestic violence charge for assaulting his wife at their home in 2001. Borrelli allegedly punched his wife multiple times.

New Poll: Majority of Arizona Voters Support Paid Sick Days

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New public opinion survey results released today show strong support for new national policies that support working families. Arizona is one of the states with the strongest support for these policies with a whopping 75 percent of those polled supporting national paid sick days. 65 Percent of those polled also support the minimum wage and paid sick days ballot measure … Read More

Here’s Your Chance-Stop Predatory Payday Loans Once and For All!

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Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced proposed rules to protect consumers from the debt-trap harm of payday and car title loans. Since Arizona voters voted to end payday lending in 2008 and the authorizing law sunset in 2010, why are federal rules for payday loans important to consumers in Arizona? Arizona Consumers need a Strong CFPB Rule because Payday Lenders are … Read More