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Extending the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Will Further Solidify An Unequal Federal Income Tax Structure for Generations

A new report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) predicts that making permanent the temporary provisions of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will cost nearly $290 billion in 2026. H.R. 976, the…

Arizona’s New Budget Will Improve the Lives of Many. Only Time Will Tell If It Provides Budget Stability.

The new state budget brings a ray of positivity for countless Arizonans, with numerous aspects to appreciate. There’s increased funding for university scholarships, an expansion of KidsCare, and even a tax rebate, all...

Arizona's Voters Deserve a Say in the State's Budget

The voices of voters are once again being silenced. After several moves that are undemocratic, lacking in transparency and clearly an attempt to rush through billions of dollars of taxpayer money with almost zero input from…

Immigrant Labor Fuels U.S. and Arizona Economy

Immigrants have been an integral part of the U.S. economy since our country’s inception. From entrepreneurs to laborers, immigrants continue to shape how we grow and develop as a nation in countless ways. This is especially…

Press Conference To Feature House Minority Leader Andres Cano & Senate Minority Leader Mitzi Epstein Joining Power Building Organizations Showing a Unified Front on PFE Priorities!

The People’s First Economy annual advocacy day arrives at a pivotal moment; following the recent expulsion of Liz Harris, legislators are set to return from their recess on April 25, and budget negotiations have reached...

ARIZONA LEGISLATURE MUST PUT FAMILIES AND CHILDREN FIRST IN TAX POLICY

On Tax Day, we’re asking the Arizona State Legislature to pass tax policies that prioritize the needs of families. The strength of our society and economy depends on public investments in services and needs, like paid family…

Colorado legislators warn AZ leaders about harmful tax cut proposal

As Arizona legislators consider SCR1035, which would impose tax and spending limitations like those in Colorado, the AZCenter believes it is critically important to look at the consequences automatic tax cuts will impact…

Stop SCR1035/SB1577

A PROPOSAL FOR AUTOMATIC INCOME TAX CUTS SOUNDS BENIGN BUT WOULD EVENTUALLY CAUSE GREAT HARM TO MANY ARIZONANS Understanding the Real Costs of Arizona SCR1035 and SB1577 The Arizona Legislature Senate Concurrent Resolution…

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