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Arizona in the time of COVID-19 – Housing Security

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting loss of income has put a real strain on the ability for many households in Arizona to make their rent or mortgage payments. Together with the inability to afford food and other…

Arizona in the time of COVID-19 – Food Access

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting loss of income has put a real strain on the ability for many households in Arizona to afford adequate food. Together with the inability to afford rent and other usual household expenses,…

Arizona in the time of COVID-19 – Household Expenses

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting loss of income has put a real strain on the ability for many households in Arizona to pay for their usual expenses. These include but are not limited to food, rent or mortgage payments,…

Governor Ducey's budget proposal

At a time when Arizona is experiencing among the highest rates of COVID in the nation and world, it is critical to examine how the state allocates its resources to address the needs of struggling Arizonans. Amidst the onset…

HB2494/SB1301: Investing in a Healthy Workforce and Healthcare System for American Indians in Arizona

Ensuring that Arizonans have affordable, accessible health care is critical to recovering from the pandemic and the long-term success of our state’s economy. The COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionate and devastating harm…

SB 1452 – Diverting more state dollars to private schools at the expense of public school students

Despite the fact that Arizona voters resoundingly rejected a massive expansion of school vouchers in 2018, several voucher bills have been introduced this session. One of those bills is SB 1452. SB1452 not only extends eligibility…

State of the State

This week, the Arizona legislature convenes for its 2021 session. They do so amidst a pandemic that has taken a devastating toll on millions of Arizonans across the state. Arizona has the worst infection rate in the country….

A To-Do List for Arizona Legislators

In 2021, the AZCenter is focused on policy change to help Arizona households weather and come back stronger from this pandemic and economic recession:  Indian Country Invest funds in tribal health facilities and infrastructure…

Let’s raise the economic power of all Arizonans

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