- July 22, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
PHOENIX (KVOA) — On Tuesday, a coalition of community organizations, led by Common Cause, CASE Action, and UNITE HERE Local 1, and more than 500 local small businesses held a press conference calling on Sen. Sinema (D-AZ) to pass the For the People Act (H.R.1/S.1), Common Cause announced in a press release.
“All across America and especially in Arizona, partisan politicians have done everything they can to limit the ability for poor people and people of color to vote,” said Michael Kelly, owner of Kelly Consulting Alliance and former assistant to the Mayor of Phoenix Skip Rimsza. “If the For The People Act does not pass, democracy as we know it is dead.”
During the event, business leaders presented a letter signed by over 500 local businesses urging Sen. Sinema to ensure the For The People Act is passed and sent to President Biden’s desk. Shortly after the event, a group of small business owners delivered the letter…