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New Report Concludes Private School Tax Credits Undermine Public Schools

| October 24, 2016
New Report Concludes Private School Tax Credits Undermine Public Schools

In its just-released report “State Tax Subsidies for Private K-12 Education,” the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) shows that private school tax subsidies, including Arizona’s four tax credits for private school tuition scholarships, are undermining states’ ability to maintain a high-quality public education system.

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Dept. of Child Safety Data Show Stress on Families and the Agency

| June 6, 2016
Dept. of Child Safety Data Show Stress on Families and the Agency

The number of children in Arizona’s foster care system has reached an all-time high while the number of staff available to work with them continues to drop…

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An Update on Bills

| May 23, 2016
An Update on Bills

Now that the legislature has finished business for the regular session, CAA is sharing the latest on a few pieces of legislation they have been watching for the last five months…

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Arizona Organizations, Show Your Support for Reinstating KidsCare

| April 29, 2016
Arizona Organizations, Show Your Support for Reinstating KidsCare

A recent study by Georgetown University and Children’s Action Alliance found more than 160,000 Arizona children do not have health coverage, the second highest rate of uninsured kids in the nation. Read more…

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Arizona Organizations, Show Your Support for Reinstating KidsCare

| January 24, 2016
Arizona Organizations, Show Your Support for Reinstating KidsCare

A recent study by Georgetown University and Children’s Action Alliance found more than 160,000 Arizona children do not have health coverage, the second highest rate of uninsured kids in the nation. Read more…

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A Look at Revenue Estimates and Budget Requests

| January 18, 2016
A Look at Revenue Estimates and Budget Requests

A common theme throughout the major agency budget requests is the need for additional funds to meet the growing demand for services, from more children in the foster care system to more prisoners. To see AZ state general fund appropriations click here.

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New Report Shows Too Many Arizona Kids Remain Uninsured

| January 11, 2016
New Report Shows Too Many Arizona Kids Remain Uninsured

A new study by Children’s Action Alliance and Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute finds 160,000 Arizona kids still don’t have health coverage, ranking Arizona second worst in the nation. Read more here.

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What to Look for in This Week’s State Budget Proposal

| January 11, 2016
What to Look for in This Week’s State Budget Proposal

The state budget can be a powerful tool to reach our common goals for health, education, security and a vibrant, prosperous future. It is a blueprint for putting our values and our priorities into action. Learn more about what to look for in Governor Duecy’s budget!

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State Has Real Opportunity to Fix DCS

| August 16, 2015
State Has Real Opportunity to Fix DCS

The state legislature and Governor Ducey now have a chance to focus their leadership on three essential steps that can move this plan from words on a page to real life changes for children and families.

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CAA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Medicaid

| August 3, 2015
CAA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Medicaid

This week marks the 50th anniversary of Medicaid and Arizona has many reasons to celebrate the program. Over the past 50 years, Medicaid has ensured that Arizona children have access to quality health care when they need it.

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