League of Women Voters of AZ 2024 Legislative Week – February 19 to 23

2024 LEGISLATIVE LOBBY WEEK

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“Join us for the 2024 LWVAZ Annual Legislative Lobby Week, featuring a Lobby Day at the Arizona Capitol on Friday, Feb. 23, and virtual Lunch and Learn programs on Monday, Feb. 19, Tuesday, Feb. 20, Wednesday, Feb. 21, and Thursday, Feb. 22. This year’s legislative week revolves around the theme “Protecting Elections and Saving Democracy.”

LUNCH AND LEARN
Participate in our popular virtual Lunch and Learn sessions, available to League members and the general public. Our speakers, including experts in key areas of Arizona League advocacy and senior legislative staff members, will cover the current legislative landscape and guide you on advocating for issues important to you. All sessions are conducted on Zoom and begin promptly at noon.  All lunch and learn sessions are from 12-1:00 (1:30 depending on q/a)

  • Monday, Feb 19 Registration Link
    • What’s Going on Inside the Legislature?
    • Presenters: House and Senate Senior Staff
  • Tuesday, Feb 20  Registration Link
    • Will the Electoral Count Reform Act Shake up Arizona Election Certification?
    • Presenters: Campaign Legal Center and All Voting is Local
  • Wednesday, Feb 21  Registration Link
    • Can Legislation Prevent the Impact of AI Deep Fakes on Elections  
    • Presenters:  Jonah Minkoff-Zern, Campaign Co-Director, Public Citizen’s Democracy Campaign (PCDC), Invited Arizona Senator Sundareshan and Representative Kolodin to talk about their respective bills
    • Legislation can mitigate the impact of AI deep fakes on elections by implementing robust measures to detect, regulate, and penalize the creation and dissemination of deceptive content. Join the conversation to understand and advocate for effective solutions.
  • Thursday, Feb 22 Registration Link
    • Initiatives, Referendums, Propositions: How Do They Get on Your Ballot?
    • Presenters:  Ballot Initiative Strategy Center (BISC), LWVAZ Cindy Walsh and Pinny Sheoran

LEGISLATIVE LOBBY DAY AT THE CAPITOL

The state League will cover lunch and refreshments for the day, and donations to offset our costs are greatly appreciated. The Legislative Lobby Day is an exclusive members-only event. Please ensure that your membership is current and your league affiliation is accurate. Inactive members’ registration will be canceled.  The last date to register is February 18th.  Register now for the Legislative Lobby Day.

Details for Day at the Capitol:

  • Date: Feb 23
  • Time: 9:00 – 10:00 (check-in and breakfast); Program begins at 10:00 a.m. (please be seated by 9:45)
  • Venue: Arizona Capitol, 1700 W Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85007
  • Meeting Location: Breakfast and Lunch – Conference room first floor; Program presentations – 2nd Floor Governors conference room
  • Parking: West side of the Capitol campus. For transportation arrangements, contact local league leaders regarding carpooling or other logistics.
  • Speakers: Dr. Deborah Turner, LWV US President; Adrian Fontes, Secretary of State; Legislative Leaders of the House and Senate have been invited to speak.

MEET YOUR LEGISLATORS
The registration form will include a place to request appointments with your state senators and representatives. League interns will schedule the appointments. In the spirit and purpose of League Legislative Lobby Day, we ask all league members to advance league advocacy work and priorities during meetings with legislators. League policy handouts will be provided before the meetings.”

2 thoughts on “League of Women Voters of AZ 2024 Legislative Week – February 19 to 23”

  1. Carolyn; Thank you for sharing the Legaue Legislative Lobby week

    Legislative Lobby day at the capitol is a members only event.

    Lunch and Learn sessions are open to all. Please share the revised schedule for the Lunch and Learn sessions.

    Reply
    • Thanks Pinny. The text above does say that the Legislative Lobby Day is for Members only. Other LWVAZ members will see it as that, and so will our readers.

      Reply

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