Hungry for Change?

“We’re either at the table, or we’re on the menu.”   These words, spoken by Jennifer Granholm, former governor of Michigan and keynote speaker at the recent 2014 Arizona Democratic Party Heritage Dinner, truly struck a chord with me. At the time, she was speaking about the importance of an active Democratic voice on a…

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Hobby Lobby, Wheaton College, Who’s Next?

Under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, the Health and Human Services Department issued a regulation requiring employers to offer women’s preventive health insurance coverage, including 20 forms of contraception. On June 30th, in a 5-4 ruling, the court ruled that closely-held, profit-making corporations, such as Hobby Lobby, controlled by religious families cannot…

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New Year, New Attacks on Women in Arizona – Blog

The beginning of a new year means reviewing the past one. Though 2014 has just begun, the crazy antics of 2013 are still fresh in our minds. With the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade this week, we should have made more way for women to have legal authority over their own bodies. However, it…

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Tell Speaker Tobin to Renounce Brenda Barton’s Ludicrous Comments

Friends– Earlier this week Republican Arizona Representative Brenda Barton compared President Barack Obama to Adolf HItler and called many of our dedicated government workers his “thugs.”  Tobin has yet to respond. Call on Arizona’s House Republican leadership to denounce Rep. Barton’s hurtful comments. In the midst of a divisive government shutdown, Arizona and America face…

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Arizona List Insider – Candidate Profile Sen. Lynne Pancrazi

Milynn Mapalo shares: As the federal government continues with the shutdown, I can’t help but think about all of the extremists that are running my country. I won’t lie; I get a little nervous about where our government is headed sometimes and what the people will do. I read articles and watch interviews with senators…

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Arizona List Insider – Candidate Profile Rep. Andrea Dalessandro

I believe most politicians need a decent amount of social skills and charm to get by, but I was truly surprised by District 2 Representative Andrea Dalessandro’s outgoing and eager attitude when we met. I could tell immediately how passionate she is about what’s best for her community, constantly reaching out to the people in…

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Justice for Military Sexual Assault Victims

To Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake: Sexual assault is a shameful problem that plagues our armed forces, and reduces our military preparedness.  It’s time to put sexual assault investigations in the hands of military prosecutors, not commanding officers.  We ask you to take immediate action by co-sponsoring the Military Justice Improvement Act. What you need…

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Take Action: Tell Senator Jeff Flake to support background checks.

After so many tragedies involving gun violence in Arizona and across America, comprehensive background checks are a common-sense solution that will help make our community safer. Sign our petition and tell Senator Jeff Flake to remember Gabby, the mother in Aurora and the security of all Arizona families and support comprehensive background checks on gun…

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Arizona List Insider – Candidate Profile Rep. Rosanna Gabaldon

Candidate Profile – Representative Rosanna Gabaldon, Legislative District 2 Last month, Arizona List staff, endorsees and elected officials had the opportunity to meet and train with Be One Texas CEO, Robert Jones. Jones has started a donor collaborative that directs investment in groups doing civic engagement, voter registration, and GOTV among under-represented populations in Texas.…

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