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Emily Kirkland

Emily Kirkland

Emily Kirkland is the executive director at Progress Arizona, a progressive watchdog organization working to expose the powerful for their misdeeds and promote a vision of our state that works for everyone.

COMMENTARY

Kyrsten Sinema is wrong to defend the Senate filibuster

By: - January 25, 2021

As the 117th Congress begins, the US Senate is in chaos. And Senator Minority Leader Mitch Connell is to blame. 

COMMENTARY

McSally turns a blind eye to the climate change that’s fueling our wildfires and threatening Arizona lives

By: - July 26, 2019

Sen. Martha McSally is bragging that her team is on the ground helping fill sandbags. Given her refusal to acknowledge climate change, one of the primary factors behind this year’s devastating disasters, that’s nothing short of insulting.