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RTS Office Hours (help & support)

RTS Office Hours (help & support)

New to using the Request to Speak (RTS) system in the Arizona Legislature?  Or maybe coming back to it anew in 2021?  Thanks for your persistence – your voice is needed now more than ever.

The Pima County Democratic Party is hosting a weekly Zoom help & support session for using RTS.  Every Sunday through March, 3:00-4:30pm.  This is a drop-in meeting – no need to pre-register.  Bring your questions and a persistent desire to get your voice heard.  This meeting is designed for people who already have an activated RTS account, but information will always be provided on how to get an account.

Pima County Democratic Party is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: RTS VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81355631441?pwd=Y3BZMmpObGhES05ORE5kZEpENjdOUT09

Meeting ID: 813 5563 1441

Passcode: 020634

RTS Office Hours (help & support)

RTS Office Hours (help & support)

New to using the Request to Speak (RTS) system in the Arizona Legislature?  Or maybe coming back to it anew in 2021?  Thanks for your persistence – your voice is needed now more than ever.

The Pima County Democratic Party is hosting a weekly Zoom help & support session for using RTS.  Every Sunday through March, 3:00-4:30pm.  This is a drop-in meeting – no need to pre-register.  Bring your questions and a persistent desire to get your voice heard.  This meeting is designed for people who already have an activated RTS account, but information will always be provided on how to get an account.

Pima County Democratic Party is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: RTS VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81355631441?pwd=Y3BZMmpObGhES05ORE5kZEpENjdOUT09

Meeting ID: 813 5563 1441

Passcode: 020634

We Are Not Done Yet! | Using RTS To Be Heard

Did you know that you have a loud & clear voice in the Arizona Legislature?

The Arizona Legislature is where policies on education, healthcare, free and fair elections, criminal justice reform and the environment are made – the issues that affect your life and the lives of your friends and families.  A new session of the Arizona Legislature opened in Phoenix on Monday, January 11.  

The REQUEST TO SPEAK system (RTS) is a way for you to comment – from the comfort of your home! – on legislation that is pending in Legislative Committees.  

Arizona Civics 101 and the Request to Speak System
Sunday, January 31
2 pm Tucson Time
via Zoom Webinar
Registration is required

view video of this event above!

The Pima County Democratic Party is inviting you to a informal, virtual session to learn about the basics of the Arizona Legislature and to learn how you can get an activated account on the Request to Speak system.  You do not have to be a registered voter to use RTS. We are looking at YOU, high school students!

The Republican majority in the state legislature is razor thin this year.  Join us to learn how you can add your voice to encourage good bills and to comment and disapprove of bad bills – bills that run counter to the values that we as Democrats hold dear. Make your voice heard!

You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Jan 31, 2021 2:00 PM Arizona Topic: AZ Legislative Process and Intro to RTS
Register in advance for this webinar:https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-tIY1X42Rtq0QcFHtdP82Q
(Virtual doors open at 1:30 so we can get situated…event starts at 2)

Can’t join us? You can jump in to the Request To Speak sign up process here! 

New Class Offering | Use Your Voice

New Class Offering | Use Your Voice

Did you know that you have a loud & clear voice in the Arizona Legislature?

The Arizona Legislature is where policies on education, healthcare, free and fair elections, criminal justice reform and the environment are made – the issues that affect your life and the lives of your friends and families.  A new session of the Arizona Legislature opened in Phoenix on Monday, January 11.  

The REQUEST TO SPEAK system (RTS) is a way for you to comment – from the comfort of your home! – on legislation that is pending in Legislative Committees.  

Arizona Civics 101 and the Request to Speak System
Sunday, January 17
2 pm
via Zoom

The Pima County Democratic Party is inviting you to a informal, virtual session to learn about the basics of the Arizona Legislature and to learn how you can get an activated account on the Request to Speak system.  You do not have to be a registered voter to use RTS.  

The Republican majority in the state legislature is razor thin this year.  Join us to learn how you can add your voice to encourage good bills and to comment and disapprove of bad bills – bills that run counter to the values that we as Democrats hold dear.

No registration required. Just use this link on Jan 17, at 2pm.

Join us on Zoom!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3819540220

Meeting ID: 381 954 0220

Need to dial in?

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/knn0nn8j2

Can’t join us? You can jump in to the sign up process here! 

LD9 Update | Feb. 2020

LD9 Update | Feb. 2020

Congratulations to our new LD9 EC Representative to Pima County Democratic Party Executive Committee, Juan Pablo (JP) Martin!

Have you seen it?
Check out the Request to Speak (RTS) video on the LD9 website home page. It is a short You Tube tutorial to help you access the RTS system.

Additional training is available throughout February at PCDP Headquarters.   Click on the link to go directly to the Events page: (Please Click Here)  Unless you will be able to go to a kiosk in Tucson or Phoenix or stop by one of the “drop in” sessions at HQ to get help doing that,  sign up with cebv.us(Click Here)  to get your account activated.

RTS is a great way to join the fight for public education, voting rights, health care, etc.  So far in this legislative session a few bills have been removed because of substantial opposition expressed via RTS. We encourage you to get started right away!

What we’re doing now….
For PPE, we are nearing completion. Check with Linda Horowitz linda.horowitz.real@gmail.com or Nancy Koff netaniela@comcast.net or your precinct leader for information about this effort.

This is “Signature Gathering” season.  The weather is perfect for walking, even among the hills, to get people thinking about the upcoming elections.  Our candidates still need qualifying signatures, and Outlaw Dirty Money petitions are lagging behind. Our great candidates can’t win if their name isn’t on the ballot!

Voter Registration — Ellen Toigo and Mary Keerins have info about a variety of voter registration activities in our area. Contact Ellen to ask about opportunities.  jetoigo@comcast.net

When we work hard, we can also play hard……
Join us for our LD9 Happy Hour, Monday, February 10, 4-7 PM, Seis Kitchen, 1765 E River Rd., just west of Campbell. Enjoy the company of like-minded Democrats and stay for a drink and dinner.

Saturday, February 22, 5 PM. The next movie in our PCDP/LD9 Platform Film series will be Backpack Full of Cash, narrated by Matt Damon. Please RSVP now, seating is limited! (Click Here To RSVP)

Make plans now to join us for our annual LD9/LD10 fundraiser, The George and Margie Cunningham St. Patrick’s Day Party, Saturday, March 14. Not only will you enjoy the best corned beef in town, you will be able to meet and visit with candidates and other like-minded Dems! To find out more (Please Click Here) and buy your tickets: (Click Her to Buy Tickets)

And more Good News…

The Arizona Democratic Party held a successful State Committee Meeting on Saturday in Yuma, their first of three gatherings in 2020. Joined by Congressman Raul Grijalva, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, and Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez – Arizona Democratic Party Chair Felicia Rotellini called for party unity.
Arizona Democrats elected a plethora of new leadership members:
● Debbie Nez Manuel – DNC Committeewoman
● Luis Heredia – DNC Committeeman
● Mark Robert Gordon – DNC Committeeman
● Patty Contreras – ADP Vice Chair
● Garrick McFadden – ADP Vice Chair

Arizona Democrats passed four new resolutions to the party’s platform:
● A Resolution Supporting Address Issues within Arizona’s Tribal Lands and Rural Areas
● A Resolution In Support of the “Stop Surprise Billing and Protect Patients Act”
● A Resolution to “Promote 2020 Census Participation”
● A Resolution from the Disability Caucus to ensure “compliance at venues”

Let’s turn Arizona Blue!
Let’s “Just Do It” (Thanks to Marlene Verdery for this quote!)

Kim Holaway, Chair
LD9 Democrats 

St. Patrick’s Day Party (Flyer)

St. Patrick’s Day Party (Buy Tickets)

Paid for by the LD9 Democratic Committee, Brian Bickel, Treasurer

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