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Arizonans join rallies in D.C. urging action on Build Back Better plan

Hundreds of protesters, including several from Arizona, gathered on Capitol Hill Wednesday to demand that Democrats fulfill promises on childcare, healthcare and immigration reform by taking action on President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan. ... Read more»

Jackson, other civil rights leaders arrested at Sinema’s Phoenix office, protesting her filibuster support

Rev. Jesse Jackson, social justice leader Rev. William J. Barber II and a state senator were among the 39 people arrested at U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s Phoenix office during a demonstration calling on her to end the Senate filibuster to pass sweeping voting rights legislation.... Read more»

With Arizona housing costs skyrocketing, minimum-wage earners can’t afford a 2-bedroom rental anywhere

Full-time minimum wage workers can’t afford a two-bedroom apartment in any state, according to a recent report from affordable housing advocates, and with housing costs skyrocketing in Arizona, many workers are struggling. ... Read more»

Anti-poverty advocates urge Sinema to act on voting rights, minimum wage, filibuster

The Poor People’s Campaign announced on Monday the beginning of a weeks-long push calling on Congress to end the Senate filibuster and pass voting rights legislation, with a particular focus on senators like Arizona’s Kyrsten Sinema.... Read more»