Tucson Rep. Chris Mathis: “VOTE NO” on Illegal Republican ‘Secure the Border’ Initiative

By Chris Mathis, AZ Representative (D-LD18) This is a dark week for Arizona.  The Arizona GOP has once again shown its true colors with House Concurrent Resolution (HCR) 2060 – a ballot referral bill that’s unconstitutional in multiple ways, 100% politically motivated, deeply harmful to our immigrant communities, and has now officially passed the House on a … Read more

Hundreds of Democrats Pack the Opening of New Tucson Headquarters

Jammed in shoulder to shoulder at the opening of the new state Democratic office in Tucson, more than 200 enthusiastic Democrats turned out for candidates Kirsten Engel for the U.S. House and Ruben Gallego for the U.S. Senate. The unexpected size of the crowd overwhelmed the air conditioning and ceiling fans and demonstrated the passion … Read more

President Biden’s Economy is Roaring with New Jobs and Low Unemployment

By Shawn Snyder, Global Investment Strategist, J.P. Morgan Wealth Management The U.S. labor market has added nearly 3 million private sector jobs in the past year, and the unemployment rate remains close to 50-year lows. But will this hot streak last? While the Federal Reserve is trying to cool things down, we have reason to believe that … Read more

Republicans Seek Revenge with Ballot Measure Condoning Racial Profiling by Police

The AZ Senate voted in a party-line vote to create a new state crime of crossing into the U.S. illegally. The ballot referral #HCR2060 would invent a license for state law enforcement to racially profile people of color to enforce it.  “No sooner than we repealed the 1864 AZ abortion ban, the Republicans decided they needed revenge,” … Read more