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Taxing the Wealthiest Arizonans to Pay For Build Back Better

Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President The Build Back Better agenda currently being negotiated in Congress will make critical, historic investments in families and children to address many long-standing problems in Arizona…

Congress should make the wealthy and corporations pay their fair share to fund our future

Congress has an opportunity to build an economy for everyone – not just those at the top As Arizona’s economy continues to recover (while threatened by the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant), too many families and…

State legislature fails to prioritize Tribal post-pandemic needs

The 2021 Arizona legislative session was historic, not only in terms of its length, but also in the largest permanent tax cuts in three decades. For thirty years, continuous tax cuts have contributed to the systemic divestment…

tuition equity for immigrants

Opportunity for tuition equity moves to Arizona voters

Arizonans want real solutions, and they want an immigration system that works and creates opportunities for all Arizonans to fully participate in the economy. SCR 1044 establishes an equal pathway for young adults, regardless…

Bisbee, Arizona

Legislature’s Flat Tax Proposal Will Cut Revenue for Arizona’s Cities and Towns by $225 Million

The proposed 2.5% flat tax rate and the 4.5% total cap on any income taxes would not only mean a $1.9 billion cut to state revenues, it would also mean a cut to the urban revenue sharing dollars Arizona’s cities and towns…

Family preparing for school during COVID-19 pandemic

American Rescue Plan will provide much needed boost for Arizona

The American Rescue Plan Act, passed by Congress and signed by President Biden last week, is a major victory for Arizonans. A year into the pandemic, this legislation provides much-needed relief to struggling households and…

Arizona State Senate Chambers

What did the Arizona legislature miss this year?

This year, state lawmakers in Arizona introduced more than 1,800 pieces of legislation.  Committee chairs, using their power through rules and deadlines, select which bills receive a hearing for consideration. Every year…

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…

Let’s raise the economic power of all Arizonans

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