Arizona Republican State Representative Caught on Tape Making Bigoted Comments

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Says African-Americans “Don’t Blend In” and English Language Learners Are a “Burden” Phoenix–Another day, another bigoted remark from an Arizona Republican. Today, the Phoenix New Times reported that it received a recording of Republican state representative David Stringer saying a number of racist comments. On the recording, Stringer can be heard saying African-Americans “don’t blend in,” non-native English speaking students … Read More

New Arizona Republican House Speaker Has History of Attacking LGBTQ People and Supports Conversion Therapy

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An article published on the website ThinkProgress details how the new Republican House Speaker has a well-documented history of attacking the rights of LGBTQ people, and even supports the archaic and damaging practice of conversion therapy. House Speaker-Elect Rusty Bowers has opposed numerous policies that would give equal protection under the law to LGBTQ people, including opposing a policy that would … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Republican Amnesia

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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 in Arizona, what’s happening on … Read More

Governor Doug Ducey: The Trump Administrations Governor

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Doug Ducey has gladly and warmly supported Trump since he was the nominee for president. He attended the Republican National Convention and applauded Trump’s nomination. When Trump was in Phoenix on August 22, Doug Ducey warmly greeted him at the airport and after the rally said he was “very supportive” of many parts of Trump’s agenda. In a July 2016 … Read More

Flake or Fluff: An Open Letter to Senator Jeff Flake

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Today we gathered outside of Senator Jeff Flake’s Phoenix office, while miles away in New Hampshire he was giving a speech, on of all things, “A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle.” Granite State Progress, our New Hampshire partner, held a simultaneous action with the same theme outside Flake’s speech. We will continue to call on Flake to match … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Polls Polls Polls

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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 in Arizona, what’s happening … Read More

Doug Ducey Still Supports Brett Kavanaugh Despite Sexual Assault Allegations

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We believe women. We believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. This weekend, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford came forward and said publicly that Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school. Back in July, despite concerns even then with Kavanaugh’s qualifications,  Governor Doug Ducey signed onto a letter in support of Brett Kavanaugh. When asked by … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Attack of the Attacks Ads

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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 in Arizona, what’s happening … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Vote local, think local

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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 in Arizona, what’s happening … Read More