Thursday, January 28, 2010

House Democrats invite public to Tucson advocacy forum TONIGHT

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Rep. Nancy Young Wright, D-Tucson (District 26) and House Democrats invite the public to attend a legislative issue and advocacy forum TONIGHT in Tucson.

House Democratic lawmakers will discuss the state budget crisis, the legislative process and how the public can make their voices heard.

“We would like to continue an effort to bring more openness and transparency in the legislative process to the people of Arizona,” said House Democratic Leader David Lujan. “I look forward to our continued dialogue during these difficult times as we work to build a stronger and better future for Arizona.”

District 26 (Tucson/Marana/Oro Valley/Saddlebrook) Legislative Issue and Advocacy Forum
When: Jan. 28, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: Cross Middle School, 1000 W. Chapala Drive, Tucson

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

So. Ariz. Republicans leave Arizona hanging on budget questions

Lawmakers who haven't answered are still invited to respond
The Arizona Daily Star

On Monday, the Star began a series designed to help Southern Arizonans understand their elected officials' thoughts on the largest problem facing Arizona - the state budget. We have printed responses from the Southern Arizona lawmakers who responded to our invitation and we, and our readers, appreciate their responses.

Before the series concludes this weekend, however, we want to extend another invitation to those Southern Arizona lawmakers who did not respond to our offer or told us they would not participate - specifically, Rep. David Stevens (R-LD 25), Sen. Al Melvin (R-LD 26), Rep. Vic Williams (R-LD 26), Rep. David Gowan (R-LD 30) and Rep. Frank Antenori (R-LD 30).
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