There are literally hundreds of proposed state bills that need our attention as well as some federal ones—too many to list here. Our a4a Action Groups are asking for your help with the following specific bills. These bills need your action NOW! Thank you.
SB1224 (Out-of-state voucher expansion). OPPOSE. Call Senate President Fann (602-926-5874) or email her at: email@example.com. Talking points: Tell them you want to keep AZ taxpayer dollars in Arizona to benefit our communities, schools, roads, and public safety.
HB2898. Same bill as above to be voted on in the AZ House. OPPOSE. Call House Speaker Bowers (602-926-3128) or email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Same talking points.
SB1287 (Medicare supplement insurance; guaranteed availability). SUPPORT. Protects Medicare recipients with pre-existing conditions who wish to purchase a supplemental (Medigap) policy. Call J.D. Mesnard: (602-926-4481) or email him at: email@example.com
(602) 926-5895, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HR2662 (Asylum Seeker Protection Act). SUPPORT. Prohibits funds to implement the Migrant Protection Protocols, otherwise known as "Remain in Mexico." Contact Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (or your US Representative). Kirkpatrick’s contact information: phone: (202) 225-2542, email through her website: https://kirkpatrick.house.gov/contact/email-me/. Talking points: Ask her to co-sponsor and vote for HR 2662. Talking points: Since it began one year ago, over 60,000 asylum seekers to the U.S have been returned to dangerous Mexico to await their court dates 1-2 years out. Living in tents or on the streets, families, children and adults find themselves without medical care, jobs or access to lawyers. Over 816 rapes, kidnappings and torture have been documented by Human Rights Watch. Need more information? Contact Sara Busey, email@example.com.