Doug Ducey and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

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Doug Ducey must not be having a great week. On Monday, 300 Arizona teachers gathered to protest Governor Doug Ducey and his continued failures on teacher pay and public education funding. While Ducey was giving his weekly radio interview at KTAR, teachers outside chanted “What’s the plan, Ducey, what’s the plan,” and held signs that debunked Ducey’s lies on teacher … Read More

Hundreds of Arizona Teachers Protest Doug Ducey, Demand Action on Teacher Pay and School Funding

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Arizona teachers we’re seeing #RedforEd again yesterday. 300 Arizona teachers gathered to protest Governor Doug Ducey and his abysmal record on teacher pay and public education funding. While Ducey was giving a weekly radio interview at KTAR, teachers outside debunked Ducey’s lies on teacher pay and demanded better funding for schools. Arizona continues to rank near the bottom in the nation … Read More

Governor Ducey Won’t Return Corrupted AZWategate Money

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Governor Ducey is refusing to return $14,000 in donations from those charged in the AZ WaterGate federal indictment alleging bribery to price gouge utility taxpayers. The Arizona Republican Party says donations from those indicted on bribery and fraud are “perfectly acceptable.”  SIGN THE PETITION Governor Doug Ducey has no problem taking money from corrupt donors who price gouged unsuspecting taxpayers. The AZ WaterGate … Read More

House Majority Leader: Teachers Get Second Jobs to Buy Boats

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Yesterday House Majority Leader John Allen (LD15) said Arizona teachers should have two jobs. While on the House Floor debating SB1042, the teacher de-certification bill, Representative Allen said of teachers working two jobs, “Most of us in this room have a second job. Good for them… That’s America. The idea that we are somehow torturing somebody if they have a second job … Read More

Arizona House Majority Leader: Teachers Should Work Two Jobs Because “This is America”

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Yesterday afternoon House Majority Leader John Allen (LD15) said Arizona teachers should have two jobs. While on the House Floor debating SB1042, the teacher de-certification bill, Representative Allen said of teachers working two jobs,“Most of us in this room have a second job. Good for them…That’s America. The idea that we are somehow torturing somebody if they have a second job is … Read More

My Turn: Why Flake should withdraw his support of Sessions

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Daniel Ortega: A vote for Jeff Sessions is an endorsement of this country’s unraveling civil rights protections. Our country’s attorney general is meant to be the “people’s lawyer,” someone who protects the civil liberties of all Americans and acts as the country’s head law-enforcement officer. But President-elect Donald Trump announced recently that his pick for attorney general would be Sen. … Read More

Modernize Elections now

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Maricopa County sent two ballots — yes, TWO BALLOTS — to some voters for the August primary. Enough is enough. Call on Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell to modernize our elections >> goo.gl/xbGBRT