Tag: low income families

Arizona’s Poorest Income Earners Pay the Most in Taxes

| November 22, 2015
Arizona’s Poorest Income Earners Pay the Most in Taxes

According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), the poorest Arizona households pay $12.50 in state and local taxes for every $100 in income, compared to just $4.60 of for the state’s richest residents…

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New Brief – Prevent, Protect & Provide: How child welfare can better support low-income families

| August 8, 2014
New Brief – Prevent, Protect & Provide: How child welfare can better support low-income families

The State Policy Advocacy and Reform Center is proud to release a new brief, Prevent, Protect & Provide: How child welfare can better support low-income families. Families living in poverty have a significantly higher likelihood of experiencing crises. While the majority of poor families never come to the attention of the child welfare system, poverty is still […]

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DES Releases 4,000 Children from Child Care Priority Waiting List

| July 22, 2014
DES Releases 4,000 Children from Child Care Priority Waiting List

PHOENIX – The Department of Economic Security announced today it released 4,000 children from the DES Child Care Administration’s Priority Waiting List as a result of funds made available in the special session that created the new Department of Child Safety. The provisions required DES to use funds made available to serve additional low income […]

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