Its surprising how much you can accomplish if you don't care who gets the credit
160222-2120 – AZRRT UPDATE: ALIS/RTS STILL DISRESPECTING RURAL AZ
For years, the Request to Speak program of the AZ Legislature Information System has required that in order to provide opinions via RTS, one must register in person at the state capitol in Phoenix, or the annex in Tucson.
Then at the beginning of the 2016 session it was widely reported that the in person registration was no longer necessary since on-line registration would accomplish the same result.
However, it has come to our attention that either on-line registration never allowed rendering of opinions, or if it did, it has been rescinded.
If you reside outside the Phoenix/Tucson metro areas and desire to provide opinions via the RTS but are having difficulty, you may want to do two things:
We at the AZRRT will do our part to assist rural residents in this important endeavor by striving to register everyone who meets the following criteria:
PHOENIX RESIDENTS: If you wish to assist with this project, let us know via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
I signed up from a distance last year, and it still works this year, and I have been able to express opinions just fine. I'm assuming the opinions are making it to the objectives.
This is a great idea. The public needs a way to be kept informed and to participate in legislative actions. Of course I will assist in going to Phoenix and helping to register those that desire to be able to register to speak