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Posted by AzBliueMeanie: More than 140,000 Arizona citizens signed the petitions for a referendum of the GOP Voter Suppression Act, HB 2305, exercising their constitutional right under the Arizona Constitution to refer HB 2305 to the voters of Arizona to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
Posted by AzBlueMeranie: Your work is not done now that Governor Jan Brewer has vetoed the Religious Bigotry bill from Cathi Herrod and the Center for Arizona Policy (CAP). The Committee of the Whole (COW) in the House is debating... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzBlueMeanie: Arizona's senior member of Congress, Ed Pastor, announced today that he is retiring from Congress. Thank you for your years of service, Ed. After 23 years in Congress serving the people of Arizona, I have decided that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzBlueMeanie: There is a "consumer lender loans" bill that has made it through the House Rules Committee after approval by the House Finance Committee, HB 2526 (.pdf). It is on the Committee of the Whole (COW) Calendar #10... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
Posted by AzBlueMeanie: Cathi Herrod and her Christian Taliban at the Center for Arizona Policy (CAP) are having a bad week. First the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from the state of Arizona of CAP's attempt to defund Planned... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
Posted by AzBlueMeanie: Paul Waldman at The American Prospect has an insightful look at the Religious Liberty Campaign of the far-right launched in 2012. This is not a recent home-grown campaign coooked up at the Center for Arizona Policy (CAP)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
Posted by AzBlueMeanie: Tea-Publicans are not serious about public policy. Everything they propose turns out to be a disaster. A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report (.pdf) scoring the GOP health care alternative to 'Obamacare' finds that it would reduce the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzBlueMeanie: The dominoes of discrimination continue to fall. Think Progress reports, Federal Judge Rules Texas Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional: A federal judge has ruled (.pdf) that Texas’s ban on same-sex marriage violates the equal protection guaranteed by... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
Posted by AzBlueMeanie: A poll of Republican primary voters taken this week reveals that a majority of Republican primary voters want Governor Jan Brewer to veto SB 1062. The Arizona Capitol Times (subscription required) reports, Poll: GOP voters want Brewer... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzBlueMeanie: The dysfunctional Arizona GOP is once again allowing the disgraced and recalled former Senate President and current First Vice Chair of the Arizona Republican Party, Russell Pearce, to behave as if he is still "King Russell" (only... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
Posted by AzBlueMeanie: There are a couple of legal analyses out today that attempt to make the point that SB 1062, the Religious Bigotry bill, is just not that big a deal. Wrong. Howard Fischer has a report captioned in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzBlueMeanie: The GOP must "stop being the stupid party." - Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) Stuck on Stupid Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, the delusional 2016 Republican presidential wannabe, made a complete ass of himself following the National Governor's... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzBlueMeanie: You may recall that on the opening day of the legislative session this year, lobbyist Cathi Herrod and her Christian Taliban at the Center for Arizona Policy (CAP), and her allies in the anti-choice, anti-constitutional rights for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
Posted by AzBlueMeanie: George Takei and House Minority Leader Chad Campbell were the interview on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on Monday night. (Video below the fold). Last week, George Takei threatened to boycott Arizona: Actor and gay rights... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
Posted by AzBlueMeanie: The Arizona Daily Star must be feeling left out today, but don't worry, I haven't forgotten about them. Instead of publishing warmed-over press releases from the Martha McSally campaign as "news," CD-2 candidate Martha McSally headlines Lincoln... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
Posted by AzBlueMeanie: I warned you about this bill earlier this month: SCR 1003 (.pdf) would refer a legislative ballot measure to the ballot that requires "the reauthorization of statewide initiative and referendum measures that create funds for public monies,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzBlueMeanie: Didn't I tell you the editorial board of the Arizona Republic will have a sad over this ruling? Arizona Supreme Court smacks down Arizona's lawless legislature, again: "State lawmakers cannot balance the budget by limiting pension benefit... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzBlueMeanie: The Arizona Republic, formerly known as The Arizona Republican, and the mouthpiece of the establishment Republican Party in Arizona, is schizophrenic when it comes to your constitutional rights to a citizens referendum and voting. Columnist Laurie Roberts... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Postede by AzBlueMeanie: On Saturday, I asked Where does 'Cathi's Clown' stand on the Religious Bigotry bill? The Center for Arizona Policy (CAP) stealth candidate for governor of Arizona is the only candidate yet to take a position on the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzBlueMeanie: State Rep. Ethan Orr (R-Tucson) appeared on MSNBC last week to discuss his vote against the Religious Bigotry bill, SB 1062. (Video below the fold). E.Orr said "the insidiousness of this bill is that it excludes people... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzBlueMeanie: Hero Phoenix has a SB 1062 / HB 2153 VETO MARCH TODAY at 5:30 p.m. On Monday February 24th we will be gathering again at the Capitol building between 5:30-6pm to MARCH AROUND THE CAPITOL @ 6:30pm!... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzblueMeanie: Tucson's Wingspan organization has an Official Daily Community Rally - VETO SB1062! For businesses: you may print this sign directly by going to http://gallery.mailchimp.com/.../files/OPEN_FOR_BUSINESS.pdf Friends and allies, please join us as we continue the momentum in our... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzBlueMeanie: 2014 Election Calendar Primary Election April 28, 2014 Candidate Petitions – first day to file May 28, 2014 Candidate Petitions – last day to file Jul 7, 2014 Write-in Candidate (Primary) – last day to file July... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2014 at Blog For Arizona
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Posted by AzBlueMeanie: Announcement from the César E. Chávez Holiday Coalition: Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2014 at Blog For Arizona