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Arizona members of Congress: fund home care now

But while the need for home care is great, acquiring services is out of reach for too many. Across the United States, almost a million people sit on the waiting lists for Medicaid’s home care program, in danger of being forced to live in unsafe nursing institutions, where 133,000 disabled Americans have died from Covid during the pandemic.  

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Expanding child tax credit is essential

unless Congress takes action, many Arizona families will continue to find themselves strapped under extreme economic strain and pressure. Our congressional leaders and senators have the power to alleviate pandemic hardship and put more Arizona families on the path to financial freedom by making the Child Tax Credit permanent. 

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Sinema can address energy inequities, fight climate change

To ensure an equitable and more sustainable future — one that creates good-paying jobs and opportunity for Arizonans — Senator Sinema should push for changes to the section 25D ITC in the budget reconciliation bill that would offer a direct pay option. The clean energy revolution cannot meet its full promise unless the pool of those who can participate is expanded. 

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Homecare workers need living wage

Our elected leaders need to remember that we voted them into office because they promised to fight for working people--not just line the pockets of corporations--and invest in seniors, loved ones with disabilities, and those of us who care for them.

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Can agriculture use less water?

The time has come to start asking the hard questions. Does an industry that adds 1% to the state GDP have the right to mine our groundwater, destroy our flowing rivers, and take water that can never be replaced? Can this industry be reformed or modernized to use less water? How do we better protect Arizona's water resources so that flowing streams and rivers are not dried out by thirsty groundwater wells growing alfalfa for dairy cows? Should certain crops be discouraged or banned? Should groundwater pumping have a monetary cost?

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