Sen. Victoria Steele will bring Compassion as a Justice of the Peace

State Senator, therapist and educator Victoria Steele spoke at the March 29, 2022, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. She has served as an Arizona State Senator for most of the last decade creating laws. “Now I want to administer the law compassionately and justly – to restore faith in the Justice Court,” she says. … Read more

Mayor Romero Pans Arizona Attorney General’s Claim that Vaccine Mandate is Illegal

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants to get his party’s nomination for the United States Senate so much that he is willing to risk lives during a pandemic to do it. In a September 7, 2021 press release, Brnovich asserted that Tucson’s vaccine mandate for city employees is not legal because it violates Governor Ducey’s … Read more

Councilman Richard Fimbres on the Renaissance of Ward 5

Video editing by Anne Simmons. Democratic Richard Fimbres is a member of the Tucson City Council representing Ward 5, where he is a lifelong resident. He was first elected in 2009 and is running unopposed in the November 2, 2021 election. Richard is running to continue his work as the Ward 5 Council Member, continuing the Renaissance … Read more

Video: Andres Portela, Tucson Council Candidate, Ward 6

Andrés Portela is an Afro-Latino activist running in the August 3 Democratic primary for the Tucson City Council to represent Ward 6. If elected, he would be the first African-American on the City Council since 1980 Andrés spoke about building community through prioritizing our H.O.M.E. Housing: helping families avoid evictions, placing the homeless in housing … Read more

Poverty is Tucson’s Biggest Problem, says Tucson Council Candidate Juan Padres, Ward 3

“Poverty is the No. 1 factor in Tucson that is stopping us from prosperity. What the pandemic did is accelerate it. By observing what’s going on in the community, I think poverty is the main issue,” said Juan Francisco Padrés is a candidate for the Tucson City Council in Ward 3. He addressed the Democrats … Read more

Steve Kozachik, Tucson City Councilman on Reid Park, 5G Towers and Water Pollution

Video editing by Anne Simmons. Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik, representing Ward 6, said he favors saving the duck pond and Barnum Hill in Reid Park, in a new proposal to build a natural resource center with more trees, new water features, and ADA accessibility. He spoke at the April 26, 2021, meeting of Democrats … Read more

VIDEO: Miranda Schubert, Candidate for City Council, Ward 6, Calls for Housing Justice

Miranda Schubert is a candidate for Tucson City Council, Ward 6. She has been an academic advisor in Tucson for the past decade, now at the University of Arizona in the Department of Physiology. She is the chair of her department’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion working group and also a member of the Steering Committee … Read more

WATCH: Billy Kovacs, Outreach Director, Drives Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick’s Priorities

Since 2019 Billy Kovacs had served as Outreach Director to disseminate crucial information about Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick’s work (D-CD2. He spoke at the Democrats of Greater Tucson Meeting on March 22, 2021. Previously, Billy was a candidate for US Congress and the Political Director for David Garcia for Governor. In his current position, Billy reviews … Read more

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