Tag: Children’s Action Alliance newsletter

Georgetown Study Finds Number of Uninsured Kids is Dropping

| November 7, 2016
Georgetown Study Finds Number of Uninsured Kids is Dropping

Efforts to get more kids covered by health insurance are paying off…

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Watch “Education Showdown: Four Senate Races That Will Shape Arizona”

| October 31, 2016
Watch “Education Showdown: Four Senate Races That Will Shape Arizona”

Those elected on November 8 will be the ones who determine whether Arizona’s public schools will have the resources needed to ensure a quality teacher in every classroom, updated textbooks and technology and well-maintained school buildings.

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State Legislative Update: What You Need to Know About the Budget

| April 10, 2016
State Legislative Update: What You Need to Know About the Budget

Budget charts are circulating throughout the capitol that reflect proposals from Senate President Andy Biggs and House Speaker David Gowan. Read here for an overview…

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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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Do you know where your tax dollars are going?

| July 27, 2015
Do you know where your tax dollars are going?

Here is some information on what tax cuts could mean for Arizona’s future and Arizona’s economy. This updated version includes information about the fiscal year 2016 budget, facts about Arizona’s job growth and recovery from the recession, and the latest comparisons of Arizona’s public education funding to the rest of the nation.

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Arizona Leaders Can Take Action to Improve Conditions for Kids

| July 27, 2015
Arizona Leaders Can Take Action to Improve Conditions for Kids

Arizona has a new opportunity to improve this ranking. Due to a $20 million federal grant, plans are underway to expand high quality preschool programs for four-year-old children living in high need communities. For more information click HERE.

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New Report Recommendations on DCS

| July 13, 2015
New Report Recommendations on DCS

Last week the Arizona Auditor General released an independent review of the Department of Child Safety. Keep reading to see the variety of actions the report recommends going forward.

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CAA News Report: Every Kid Needs a Family

| May 29, 2015
CAA News Report: Every Kid Needs a Family

There is an urgent need for sound policies and proven practices to connect more children with nurturing and supportive families. On average, 14% of children in foster care in Arizona are living in congregate care settings like emergency shelters and group homes, an average of 2,101 each day.

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Campaign for Change EXTENDED thru June 1st

| May 16, 2015
Campaign for Change EXTENDED thru June 1st

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 […]

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