Protect Your Right to Vote Committee Statement on Repeal of HB2305

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February 27, 2014 Press Contact: Robbie Sherwood 480-246-7944 or email: robbie@progressnowarizona.org   Protect Your Right to Vote Committee Statement on Repeal of HB2305 PHOENIX – Julie Erfle, chairwoman of the Protect Your Right to Vote Committee, today released the following statement regarding Governor Brewer signing a repeal of House Bill 2305. “When the Legislature passed its assault on voting rights … Read More

ALEC Wines & Dines Arizona Lawmakers With Lavish Recruitment Dinner

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February 26, 2014 For Immediate Release Media contact: Robbie Sherwood, 480.246.7944 ALEC Wines & Dines Arizona Lawmakers With Lavish Recruitment Dinner PHOENIX – At least 17 Arizona state legislators attended a lavish recruitment dinner on Tuesday for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an out-of-state right-wing corporate bill mill that wields a heavy influence in Arizona and at state capitols … Read More

The Actual State of the State: Brewer Has Made Case That Her Team Can’t Govern

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January 13, 2014 Press Contact: Robbie Sherwood 480-246-7944 The Actual State of the State: Brewer Has Made Case That Her Team Can’t Govern PHOENIX – Near-worst-in-the-nation rankings for early childhood education, poverty, hunger and school funding cuts. State agencies out of control and unable to protect the most vulnerable Arizonans. Discriminatory state laws that continue to divide Arizonans even as … Read More

Phoenix New Times: Al Melvin, Tucson State Senator Running for Governor, Misquotes Lincoln — Doesn’t Care

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Al Melvin, a state senator running for governor, apparently has never heard of snopes.com.   Nor is he showing interest in debunking anything after he was flambeed by his Twitter followers over the past week and embarrassed in news articles for misquoting Abraham Lincoln. See also: – Governor Jan Brewer Vetoes Bill That Aimed to Seize All Federal Lands in … Read More