If Elected to the Arizona Corporation Commission, Ylenia Aguilar Will Support Consumers and the Voiceless

The race for who sits on the Arizona Corporation Commission, the public body regarded as this state’s fourth branch of government, is one that should receive just as much attention as races for the President, Governor, Senate, and Congress. Unfortunately, this race, like those for the State Legislature, various school and water boards, and judgeships, … Read more

Arizona Democratic Legislative Caucus Leaders Nancy Gutierrez and Oscar De Los Santos Discuss the Big Picture for the Current Legislative Session

AZ Dem Legislative Caucus leaders Whip Rep. Nancy Gutierrez and Assistant Minority Leader Rep. Oscar De Los Santos joined TheDGT.org’s Program Director Michael Bryan and President Joe Daniszewski for a substantive discussion about the issues and controversies in the current session of the Arizona State Legislature. For the impatient, here is the Otter.ai transcript of … Read more

Senators Epstein and Sundareshan Preview Democratic Goals Ahead of the 2024 State Legislative Session

Arizona Democrats at the State Capitol have several policy goals going into the 2024 legislative session. The major ones are: While they have a supporting ear in Governor Katie Hobb’s office, the key to advancing any portion of their agenda is finding support among the Republican majority leadership in both legislative chambers. Senate Democratic Leader … Read more

On the Future of the Regional Transportation Authority for Pima County, I Gotta Say, “See What Tim Stellar Said…”

Tim Stellar wrote the other day about the coming issue of reauthorization of the Regional Transportation Authority for the next 20 years (the current RTA authorization of a 1/2 cent sales tax will expire in 2026). Paring his criticism down to the bone, he concludes that Tucson could get an additional ~$500m in additional project … Read more