Tag: Arizona Budget

Join the Campaign for Change – Send a Message for A Brighter Arizona!

| April 20, 2015
Join the Campaign for Change – Send a Message for A Brighter Arizona!

Children’s Action Alliance (CAA): The legislative session is over, but we can’t let the grassroots protests about the bad budget decisions disappear. Write a short message to Governor Ducey today and join other Arizonans like you who want a better state budget for a brighter Arizona future. Together, we can keep the issues bubbling in […]

Continue Reading

Join the AZ Campaign for Change

| April 16, 2015
Join the AZ Campaign for Change

Children’s Action Alliance (CAA): April 6, 2015 The legislative session is over, but we can’t let the grassroots protests about the bad budget decisions disappear. Write a short message to Governor Ducey today and join other Arizonans like you who want a better state budget for a brighter Arizona future. Together, we can keep the […]

Continue Reading

CAA: A Bad Budget for Arizona

| March 19, 2015
CAA: A Bad Budget for Arizona

Children’s Action Alliance newsletter: March 11, 2015 In the early hours of Saturday, March 7, the Arizona legislature passed the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015. While the budget balances revenues and expenditures for one year, it lacks a greater vision for Arizona’s children and families and future. The budget backtracks on […]

Continue Reading

Budget packs wallop for universities, hospitals

| March 8, 2015
Budget packs wallop for universities, hospitals

March 7, 2015 • The Republic • azcentral The loss of more than half a billion dollars in federal matching funds for Medicaid. Deep cuts at Arizona’s three universities. Community colleges in the state’s two largest counties losing all of their state funding. Counties and cities losing tax revenue. The budget state lawmakers approved Saturday […]

Continue Reading

State Budget Cuts Child Safety, Child Care, and Education – ACT NOW.

| March 4, 2015
State Budget Cuts Child Safety, Child Care, and Education – ACT NOW.

March 4, 2015 Today, Governor Ducey and Republican legislative leadership announced they had come to an agreement on the state budget. This budget removes several common sense revenue increases that were in Governor Ducey’s original proposal. Instead, mothers and children bear the costs of Arizona’s budget deficit. Arizona can do better. Among key concerns for […]

Continue Reading

K – 12 Funding Facts – Stay Informed!

| June 23, 2014
K – 12 Funding Facts – Stay Informed!

During campaign seasons, candidates and voters spend a lot of time talking about education and education funding. School financing is a key responsibility for Arizona’s governor and legislature. Here are five quick facts for the election conversation: 1. $3.8 billion in state funding is appropriated to K-12 operations for fiscal year 2015. 2. 46% of […]

Continue Reading