Showing Governor Ducey That Tucson is Still #RedforEd

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In the span of just a few weeks, #RedforEd successfully pushed Governor Ducey to go from offering 1{28335ed37dd724deee500aa029442e0d9d58206d63320e844ba7e9fe720a29c1} teacher raises to calling for 20{28335ed37dd724deee500aa029442e0d9d58206d63320e844ba7e9fe720a29c1}. But that doesn’t mean the movement is over. Ducey’s plan isn’t a long-term solution: it’s full of budget gimmicks and empty promises, not to mention an extra tax imposed just on Tucson residents. On Thursday, Ducey … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Sine Die at Last!

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Last Week, This Morning! It’s hard to keep up with all the important happenings in this era of the 24 hour news cycle. That’s why we at ProgressNow Arizona want to make it easy for you to catch up on all the Arizona progressive news you can use. Whether it’s about how the craziness in Washington, DC affects us here … Read More

Sylvia Allen Gives Teachers The Thumbs Down

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It seems like Sylvia Allen forgot her manners yesterday on the Senate floor. Video of the LD6 Senator shows her shouting at #RedforEd teachers who were sitting up in the Senate Gallery. “You don’t represent all of my district either! I’m here representing my district and a lot of my teachers today are in their schools teaching…So like I said … Read More

BREAKING: #InvestInEd initiative filed!

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It's Time to #InvestInEd

Yesterday, 75,000 people marched on the state capitol in the largest teacher walkout in national history. Teachers, parents, school staff and community members spoke up together to demand the resources our children need to succeed. And how did our legislature react? By adjourning early for the weekend. Enough is enough. We cannot wait for the day when our elected officials … Read More

The astonishingly close margin in last night’s CD08 race

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“Republicans shouldn’t be hitting the alarm, they should be slamming it. This district isn’t supposed to be competitive” -GOP pollster based in Arizona Last night, we saw something incredible—in a district that Trump won by 21 points, the Republican party spent nearly a million dollars, only to barely win a race that should never have been competitive in the first place. Dr. … Read More

Last Week This Morning: From WV, KY and OK to AZ

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Tweet of the Week      Read This On Thursday, AZ teachers will walk out to demand better for their schools and students.  We need long-term education funding, and until we get it, students will continue to suffer the consequences, from school buildings infested with snakes and cockroaches to classrooms of 35 kids. Read more about what’s going on and how you … Read More

Teachers Vote to Walk Out!

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For the first time in Arizona history, teachers across the state are about to walk out to demand better for their schools and students. This was not a decision made lightly. But educators are doing what needs to be done. Our schools are missing $1.1 billion in funding, and so far, our legislature and our governor have offered no serious solutions. Stealing money from … Read More