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Last Week, This Morning: Last Week This Morning: 🗳️, 💰💰 for ✏️ and more January 19, 2020 Violation of Voting Rights. For over two decades, Arizona has violated federal voting-rights laws. Will these violations be fixed before the election? Ducey’s Sanctuary City Ban. After 10 years, the legacy of SB1070 continues to live on. Ducey’s proposal would deny all cities in Arizona … Read More

How Trump’s Impeachment Reflects a Double Standard


As the House of Representatives continues to take up impeachment to a vote we need to analyze how the actions of this administration and the impeachment inquiry affect our society.  It is a slap in the face that the impeachment process has taken this long and that he doesn’t have to go through the same criminal justice system as the … Read More

Calling on McSally to Fund Our Lands & Water


In a state like Arizona, there are few things more important than protecting our water supply.  That’s why Progress Now Arizona is pushing for full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which helps protect our aquifers and watersheds. It also supports public lands and outdoor recreation, paying for everything from playground equipment at local parks to trail maintenance … Read More

Anthony Kern’s Fearmongering Crosses the Line

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For Immediate Release Contact: Jennifer Guzman, 928-341-5411, Phoenix – Representative Anthony Kern, infamous for being fired from his police department for lying, made excessive and baseless fearmongering comments on Wednesday about schools and the LGBTQ+ community.  Rep. Kern has lied to the public by attempting to scare the community by spreading transphobic and homophobic conspiracy theories that not only … Read More

Senator McSally Facing TV Ad Campaign Over Watered-Down Support for the Land and Water Conservation Fund

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Progress Now Arizona launches TV  ads critical of the Senator’s position Phoenix, AZ: Progress Now Arizona is launching a new $125,000 TV ad campaign calling on Senator Martha McSally to fully support permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).  The TV ads are the latest in a months-long campaign that has also included radio ads, billboards, op-eds … Read More

How Arizona Legislators Collaborated with Anti-Vaxxer Disinformation Groups

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In 2019, Arizona State Senator Paul Boyer and State Representative Nancy Barto introduced three anti-vaccine bills (HB2470/SB114, SB2471/SB115 and HB2472/SB116) despite the clear and overwhelming consensus that vaccines are safe, effective, and necessary to protect public health.  Now, public records unearthed by Equity Forward show that Barto and Boyer collaborated with anti-vaxxer groups like the National Vaccine Information Center and … Read More

Last Week This Morning: A Venn Diagram of Awfulness

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Last Week, This Morning: A Venn Diagram of Awfulness  December 8, 2019 The Venn Diagram Where Racism Meets Corporate Greed. ALEC divides working people from one another, passing racist policies that criminalize people of color while boosting corporate profits. This new report exposes their playbook.  Exposing ICE’s Cruelty Re-traumatized a Family. The loved ones of Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, who recently died in ICE … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Humanitarian Aid Is Not a Crime

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Last Week, This Morning: Humanitarian Aid Is Never a Crime November 24, 2019 Humanitarian Aid Is Not a Crime. On Monday, a jury confirmed that Scott Warren did not commit any crime when he offered food, water and a place to sleep to two migrants from Central America. Mourning Trans Women of Color Lost This Year. November 20th was Trans Day of Remembrance, and … Read More

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, 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