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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…

Poverty Can Be A Policy Choice

Last week, the U.S. Census Bureau released data on 2021 poverty, income, and health from the Current Population Survey (CPS) and American Community Survey (ACS). This national and state-level census data demonstrates that…

Please Turn In Your Signature Petitions NOW!

In three weeks, Save Our Schools Arizona turns in signatures to stop yet another universal voucher scheme — they need them back ASAP!   This year’s ill advised, universal voucher expansion already has 6500+ applicants,…

Save Our Schools Petition Drive

Save Our Schools Arizona is running a statewide referendum to stop the universal voucher expansion passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor earlier this summer. This expansion will strip Arizona public schools…

ARIZONA SCHOOLS GOT MORE MONEY THIS YEAR. WHAT’S IT FOR – AND IS IT ENOUGH?

Despite what the thermostat may say, summer is over for many Arizona students. School is back in session.   Lawmakers added money to K-12 spending for this school year – but how much? $1 billion? $800 million? Is this…

2022 Governor's Budget Misses the Mark

Every January, Arizona’s legislative session begins with the Governor’s State of the State speech and unveiling of annual priorities and proposed budget. And this session—Governor Ducey’s last—presented a major…

2022 Legislative Agenda

The 2022 Arizona Center for Economic Progress legislative agenda works to assure the community conditions necessary to allow all Arizona residents to have equitable access to high-quality education, health care, child well-being,…

2021 Legislative Scorecard

In the 2021 legislative session, Arizona Governor and state legislators had a historic opportunity to use a massive surplus of state and federal resources to make long-term investments and improve the economic well-being…

Let’s raise the economic power of all Arizonans

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