Supervisor Rex Scott Targets Gun Pre-emption Law

Pima County Supervisor Rex Scott, representing District 1,  addressed critical topics in his talk to Democrats of Greater Tucson on August 23, 2022. Rex, a Democrat, was elected to represent District One in Tucson in 2020. Gun violence. Supervisor Scott is leading a challenge to the state law pre-empting local control of firearms. Taking a bold step for public safety, he led the Pima Supervisors to call for repealing a prohibition against local governments protecting their citizens from gun violence. If the “guns everywhere” law isn’t revoked, the County will ask a court to have it declared unconstitutional. The pre-emption [...]

By |2022-09-10T10:44:14-07:00August 24th, 2022|Gun Safety, Healthcare, Housing, Supervisor|

Videos of Speakers at Democrats of Greater Tucson

To search, use Ctrl + F. Many thanks to Anne Simmons, our Video Production Editor, for editing the videos.  To candidates: If you are interested in speaking at a DGT meeting on Mondays at Noon, contact Program Director Mike Bryan via email: mbryan@gmail.com or phone (520) 425-5565. Please complete the Campaign Contact Information form.   Camaron Stevenson, Managing Editor of the Copper Courier, September 19, 2022 Kirsten Engel Campaigns to Restore Abortion Rights in Congress, September 12, 2022 Pima County Attorney Laura Conover, September 5, 2022 Supervisor Rex Scott Targets Gun Pre-emption Law, August 22, 2022 Councilman Kozachik on Water, Toxic Chemicals [...]

Pima Supervisor Adelita Grijalva on Gun Safety and Strategic Plan

Adelita Grijalva, Pima Supervisor and Vice-Chair, for District 5, spoke about gun safety and the District 5 strategic plan at the February 28, 2022 meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson.

By |2022-03-02T20:07:27-07:00March 2nd, 2022|Supervisor|

SEE: Matt Heinz for Pima Supervisor, District 2

ALSO: Luci Messing (First Vice Chair of the Pima Democratic Party) and Bonnie Heidler (current chair of LD10 Democrats) announce that they are running for Chair of the Pima County Democrats. Current Chair Alison Jones has decided not to run again. Dr. Matthew Heinz is running for the Pima County Board of Supervisors to represent District 2. Matt is an internist and hospitalist at Tucson Medical Center. He spoke at the October 26, 2020, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. He is pursuing a platform for a healthy community Healthy families A healthy economy A healthy environment Elected [...]

By |2020-10-27T08:26:53-07:00October 26th, 2020|Supervisor|

Diamond is the Only Choice for Pima County Dist. 4 Supervisor. Christy is an Abomination.

After listening to a League of Women Voters debate, it is clear that Steve Diamond -- the first Democrat to run for Pima County District 4 Supervisor -- is the servant of the people. At the same time, incumbent Steve Christy is a science denier who is the servant of super-PACs and the fossil fuel industry. However, it gets more pernicious than that. Stonegarden Grants Christy won his first term as District 4 Supervisor riding Donald Trump’s coattails in the 2016 Presidential election. In February 2020, Christy voted in favor of receiving Federal Stonegarden grants, bringing ICE into our backyards. [...]

By |2020-10-11T15:41:42-07:00October 11th, 2020|Supervisor|

Steve Diamond, Candidate for Dist. 4 Pima Supervisor, Aims to Oust Anti-Science Incumbent

In a year that indicates a Blue Wave may be coming, the trends are good news to the Democratic candidate Steve Diamon, candidate for District Four Supervisor. A labor activist who is a pragmatic problem-solver who believes in promoting inclusiveness and equity, being accessible and transparent,  forging just consensus and building forward, Diamond believes “that strong local communities where we care for each other and uplift each other are our best hope for ensuring that future (for our country.) If elected, Diamond would concentrate on: Helping the residents of Pima County get through the COVID 19 pandemic. Protecting the environment. [...]

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