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Arizona should use its surplus to invest in the future, not in another tax giveaway.

As Arizona’s economy continues its rapid recovery and expansion—in large part thanks to federal relief legislation that kept families afloat and businesses open—Arizona’s state revenues have skyrocketed, resulting…

$2 Billion Tax Cuts for the Rich are Irresponsible

Last year, the legislature passed huge tax cuts whose benefits will only be seen by the richest Arizonans. Right now, Arizona’s finances are healthy with an expected $5 billion surplus. But this sunny forecast is in danger….

Three Strikers and You're Out

It’s that time of year when we see “Strike Everything” amendments (otherwise known as “strikers”) at the state legislature – taking a bill that is still “alive,” gutting its original language, and replacing…

“Repeal and replace” tax scheme erases Prop. 307 and the voice of Arizona voters

Last year, the Arizona Legislature and Governor Doug Ducey enacted a huge tax cut for the wealthiest households in the state. In so doing, they squandered a historic opportunity to direct massive surpluses towards communities…

School Vouchers: A Game-Changer for Whom?

Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs), also known as school vouchers, were originally designed to support students living with disabilities, but over the last decade, Arizona legislators have expanded eligibility…

Movie Production Incentives instead of state investments

This session, the Arizona state legislature aims to pass legislation that would reintroduce tax credit incentives for the motion picture industry. Senate Bill 1708 would establish the Arizona Motion Picture Production Program…

School Vouchers Lack Necessary Transparency and Accountability

This post is part of a series including Arizona School Vouchers, Explained, School Voucher Costs Have Risen Much Faster Than K-12 Funding Increases, and School Vouchers Lack Necessary Transparency and Accountability. ESA…

School Voucher Costs Have Risen Much Faster Than K-12 Funding Increases

This post is part of a series including Arizona School Vouchers, Explained, School Voucher Costs Have Risen Much Faster Than K-12 Funding Increases, and School Vouchers Lack Necessary Transparency and Accountability. In recent…

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