City of Goodyear, Arizona
Public Information Office
Neighborhood Day at the State Legislature scheduled for Jan. 17
GOODYEAR, AZ – Neighborhood leaders from around the Valley and Tucson will celebrate Neighborhood Day at the State Legislature from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Capitol Mall, 1700 W. Washington St.
Residents are invited to attend the event to learn about the legislative process, talk about issues important to neighborhoods, hear from lawmakers, learn about the 2008 neighborhood legislative agenda, tour the House and Senate chambers and enjoy a free lunch.
This annual event is hosted by the cities of Goodyear, Avondale, Buckeye, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Peoria, Phoenix, Queen Creek, Scottsdale, Surprise, Tempe and Tucson, along with the League of Arizona Cities and Towns.
Attendees also can attend a free neighborhood lobbying workshop, which will be open to the first 100 people to register. This separate workshop will cover how a bill becomes law, ways to effectively communicate with legislators and techniques used by professional lobbyists to influence legislation. Residents interested in the lobbying workshop should contact the League of Arizona Cities and Towns at 602-258-5786.
Residents can call in advance to schedule appointments with their legislators. 800-352-8404. To request disability accommodations, call 602-256-4257 by Jan. 10.
The event is free; registration by Jan. 11 is required. Call Joanne McLaughlin at 623-882-7804 or email your registration request to firstname.lastname@example.org.