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Governor Ducey needs to act now to prevent $1.4 billion cut to Arizona’s school districts

The school spending cap known as the Aggregate Expenditure Limit (AEL) is once again threatening the new investments the legislature and governor made to K-12 education. Arizona’s school districts will be forced to cut…

Thank you Arizona voters!

Arizona voters helped make a college education more of a reality for thousands of Arizona Dreamers by approving Proposition 308.  The passage of Proposition 308 will allow all Dreamers who have lived in Arizona for more…

Extreme Wealth Inequality

Less than 0.2% of Arizona Hold Nearly $500 Billion in Wealth  According to a new report by our partner Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) a small fraction of Arizonan families holds more than $500 billion in…

The importance of school's spending limit

Arizona’s public school districts will be required to cut their budgets by $1.3 billion if the legislature does not act by March 1, 2023 to lift the state constitution’s school spending limitation. If that sounds familiar,…

BEWARE! Proposition 132 is Carving Up Democracy this Halloween

Among the horrifying propositions that all Arizonans should beware of in this year’s ballot is Proposition 132.  On November 8th, Arizona voters join a growing, frightening trend of state efforts to simultaneously erode…

State Equalization Tax Rate

This 2022 session, the Arizona Legislature significantly increased funding for K-12 education. However, the Legislature also permanently repealed the State Equalization Tax Rate (SETR), back-filling $330.5 million from the…

Vote YES on Proposition 308 this November

A YES vote will allow all DREAMers who have lived in Arizona for more than two years and graduated from an Arizona high school the choice to attend Arizona’s public universities and community colleges at an in-state tuition…

Proposition 132 is a Dangerous Power-Grab That Will End Majority Rule in Arizona 

The Arizona Center for Economic Progress urges voters to reject Proposition 132 by voting NO on this November’s ballot. Proposition 132 is a part of a series of tricks proposed by the Arizona legislature to convince voters…

Let’s raise the economic power of all Arizonans

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