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, emily@progressnowarizona.org 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

Last Week This Morning: Petty Republicans Hiding Pride

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! SCOTUS Screw Up. The SCOTUS ruling this week on gerrymandering is a blow to democracy and fair elections.  Still Making Headlines. Phoenix’s violent police force is making national headlines. Will it change things? No Problem! But … Read More

Last Week This Morning: APS Let Her Die Over $51

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! She Died Over $51. On a 107 degree day, APS cut the power to Stephanie Pullman’s home. It killed her. Stagnant Wages. You need to work over 70 hours a week to afford a two-bedroom … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Violence & Lies from the Phoenix PD

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! Another Shocking Incident, Another Set of Lies. Last week, Phoenix police officers pulled their guns on two parents, screamed at them, threatened to shoot them and hit them, all because their … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Yes We Did!

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! AZ In The NY Times. “It’s our responsibility to engage them and get them excited about voting,” said Josselyn Berry of the watchdog group ProgressNow Arizona. Sí Se Pudo! Yes We Did. Community … Read More