Video: Biden Will Build Back America

Please share this video via email and social media. The vide “This is How” tells explains the goals of the Democratic Presidential Nominee’s Economic Plan to: Rebuild the economy back better than it was before. Help working families. Support American Jobs. Bring back critical supply chains. Lower health care costs. Invest in schools. The narrator concludes: “This is a plan for working families. This is Joe Biden’s plan for the future and this is how we will rebuild a better America.”

By |2020-07-10T10:39:10-07:00July 10th, 2020|Economics, Joe Biden|

Joe Biden: ‘We’re still in a deep, deep job hole because Donald Trump’

Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed President Trump’s celebration of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest jobs report and urged him to stop diminishing the seriousness of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But Biden noted that 15 million Americans still remain out of work amid the crisis and argued “there’s no victory to be celebrated.” “Today’s report is positive news, and I’m thankful for it,” Biden said, “but make no mistake, we’re still in a deep, deep job hole because Donald Trump has so badly bungled the response to coronavirus.” Biden focused his remarks on lower-income Americans – "everyone [...]

By |2020-07-05T15:57:42-07:00July 5th, 2020|Economics, Joe Biden, Labor|

Video: JoAnna Mendoza, Candidate for AZ Senate in LD11

JoAnna spoke at the July 15, 2020, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. She is a Democratic candidate for Senate in LD11, a red district. In this video, she discusses: Why she’s running Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic Funding public education Being a voice for the people of Legislative District 11 Anna Mendoza and her son JoAnna is a retired Marine, mom, and native Arizonan. She’s a small-town kid from a rural community, who grew up working in the cotton fields with her parents. She’s a proud product of government assistance programs like food stamps, section 8 housing, and [...]

By |2020-09-06T18:01:06-07:00June 16th, 2020|Arizona, Economics, Education, Elections, Environment, Racism|

By ‘Opening Up for Business,’ Arizona COVID19 Cases Skyrocket

Arizona Representative Pamela Powers Hannley Inhabitants of Earth are nearly six months into the most disruptive year of our lives, thanks to the novel Coronavirus. The United States was slow to react to the pandemic that had already spread across Asia and Europe and killed thousands. Early denial by leaders in multiple countries-- like the US, Brazil, Russia, India, and the UK-- has proven deadly for the general population. As of today, June 14, 2020, there have been 7,767,336 cases and 429,555 deaths worldwide. Although the US has 4.25% of the world's population, we have close to 30% of the [...]

Vice President Joe Biden on the Latest Unemployment Numbers

Amid the deep anguish and the activism we are seeing across the country as Americans speak out about the violence of systemic racism, this morning brought a reminder of the deep economic hurt being inflicted on our country by this pandemic. More than 42 million Americans have now filed for unemployment in the last three months, and, as with so many burdens in our society, Black and Latino communities are being hit hardest. Last month, 11 percent of white adults report having been laid off or furloughed — a devastating figure in its own right — and the pain is [...]

By |2020-06-06T16:57:04-07:00June 6th, 2020|Economics, Elections, Labor, President|

See her now: Adelita Grijalva, Pima Supervisor Candidate, District 5

Tucson Unified School District Board member Adelita Grijalva is running for Pima County Supervisor in District 5, which covers mostly west Tucson, as well as parts of midtown and the south side. Grijalva is the daughter of Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva, who also served as a Pima County Supervisor and TUSD board member. She presented an engaging video and also answered questions about : ● Recovery for Pima County and a transition back to our “new” normal. ● Support and expansion of the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan. ● Creating and expanding collaborative relationships to create opportunities that our [...]

By |2020-06-03T19:38:23-07:00June 3rd, 2020|Economics, Education, Elections, Tucson|

Biden: Trump’s Utter Failure to Lead in the Economic Crisis

Today, we learned that another 2.1 million people filed for unemployment last week, bringing the total number of new unemployment claims since this crisis began to more than 40 million. This is just the latest evidence of Donald Trump’s utter failure to do what a president should and must do: lead in a crisis. He ignored the warnings, refused to prepare the country, and wasn’t honest with the American people about what was needed — and we are all living with the horrific results. Now, nearly a quarter of the American workforce has filed for unemployment — a figure so [...]

By |2020-05-29T17:34:50-07:00May 29th, 2020|Economics, Elections|

Watch: CNBC’s full interview with Joe Biden Joe Biden, the apparent Democratic nominee for president, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the stress the crisis is taking on the economy, how to help Americans navigate the health care system during the outbreak and many other political topics concerning voters as the 2020 presidential election approaches. Biden discussed his plans to recover from the ongoing economic and public health fallout of the pandemic.

By |2020-05-26T19:18:01-07:00May 26th, 2020|Economics, Healthcare|

WATCH: Domingo DeGrazia, Candidate for AZ Rep., District 10

Domingo DeGrazia is a Democratic Legislator in the Arizona House of Representatives, District 10. DeGrazia was elected in 2018. The youngest son of the artist Ted DeGrazia, his family has lived in Arizona for more than 100 years. His top issues are: Fighting for Arizona families through fully funded public education Passing consumer and biometric data privacy laws Cleaning up government He first ran for the Arizona House to fix the Department of Child Services statutes to better protect our state’s vulnerable youth. As a trial attorney representing families dealing with DCS, he saw firsthand how our [...]

Billy Peard, Candidate for State Representative, LD2 – May 11, 2020 In this DGT Online Zoom webinar, Billy Peard, Candidate for State Representative, LD2, discussed: His personal/professional background Why he is running, and why this year? Why he is making a primary challenge against incumbent Democrats? (Sen. Andrea Dalessandro and Rep. Daniel Hernandez) How he distinguishes himself from the two incumbents in his district. Billy Peard grew up in Southern Arizona and went to Arizona public schools (back when we ranked 36th in the country rather than 46th). For many years, Billy worked as a lawyer on the East Coast where he represented DREAMers, asylum-seekers, and farmworkers. Following the 2016 [...]

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