Use Request to Speak to Stop Dangerous Bills in the State Legislature

By Deb Bonjouklian. This is your Request to Speak (RTS) “Cheat Sheet” for the week of February 1st, 2021. Melinda Iyer, Editor of AZ Legislature Weekly Update Bills that are in committees of the state Legislature can be commented on via Request To Speak.  The time period to make your RTS is from the moment a bill is assigned to an Agenda plus five days before it actually is heard in Committee.   February 1st is the deadline for new bills to be introduced in the  Senate. Next Monday, February 8th is the deadline for bills introduced in the [...]

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AZ Democratic Party Endorses “Invest In Education” Ballot Initiative

This weekend, the Arizona Democratic Party endorsed Invest in Education, a ballot initiative that will restore hundreds of millions in K-12 public education funding annually. Invest in Education will fill over 1,800 teacher vacancies; hire and increase the pay of teachers, aides, counselors; and increase career and technical education funding. You can read the full initiative text here. The first step to passing Invest in Education is qualifying for the ballot in November. We only have 28 days until the petition filing deadline, and we need your help. Safely sign the Invest in Education petition at a petition station near [...]

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