Alerts

Thank Legislators for Supporting CPS Funding and Medicaid Expansion!

The Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence wants to thank the Governor and the coalition of Republican and Democratic legislators who put the people of this state above politics today and voted to pass a budget that included most of the requested increases to funding for Child Protective Services (CPS) as well as the historic passage [...]

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Thank State Senators for Voting YES on Medicaid Expansion!

Late yesterday evening, after many hours of debate and deliberation, the Senate passed a budget that included the Governor’s proposal for Medicaid Expansion. Through a bipartisan vote of 19-11, the Senate passed SB 1492 which included an amendment from Senator John McComish that would fully expand Medicaid. Please take a moment today to thank those [...]

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Urge Senators to Support Full Funding for CPS and Medicaid TODAY!

The Arizona State Senate introduced 10 budget bills this week and is expected to vote on budget bills during Committee of the Whole today. Of these 10 budget bills, SB 1483 (2013-2013; general appropriations) includes the Senate proposed funding levels for Child Protective Services (CPS). The Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence stands with various advocacy [...]

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Thank Senator McCain for Voting YES on S.649 and Supporting Universal Background Checks TODAY!

The U.S. Senate failed to pass S.649 this week by a mere 6 votes due to procedural steps that required 60 votes to pass the 100 person chamber. Research has shown that more than half of women in the United States murdered with guns are killed by intimate partners. More than half of mass shootings [...]

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Action Alert: Ask Senators McCain and Flake to Support Universal Background Checks TODAY!

The U.S. Senate will begin debate this week on legislation for universal background checks. Research has shown that more than half of women in the United States murdered with guns are killed by intimate partners. More than half of mass shootings are acts of domestic violence or family violence. This violence is related to our [...]

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Urge Senate Judiciary Committee Members to Vote YES on HB 2383 without amendments!

HB 2383 will be heard in Senate Judiciary TODAY! Thank you to everyone for your advocacy over the past few weeks. HB 2383 has been placed on the Senate Judiciary agenda and will be heard in committee this afternoon. Now is the time to contact members of the Senate Judiciary and urge them to support [...]

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Urge Senator McCain and Flake to Support Universal Background Checks and Prevent Violence Against Women

The U.S. Senate will likely vote on universal background checks during the next two weeks. Research has shown that more than half of women in the United States murdered with guns are killed by intimate partners. In addition, more than half of mass shootings are acts of domestic violence or family violence. This violence is [...]

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