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  • Annual Report 2016 – Thanks to You, We’ve Made a Difference

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    As we face big new challenges for children and families in 2017, let’s take a moment to celebrate the power of advocacy! Together in 2016, we were able to push for big changes in public policy, such as: the reinstatement of KidsCare after it had been frozen for six years; and e ...

    Annual Report 2016 – Thanks to You, We’ve Made a Difference
  • Despite Passage of School Vouchers, the Fight for Public Education is NOT Over

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    Governor Ducey has signed a new law expanding ESA vouchers for private schools to all students statewide after the measure passed the legislature by one vote in each house. This measure does nothing to address Arizona’s growing teacher shortage crisis, nothing to close the achi ...

    Despite Passage of School Vouchers, the Fight for Public Education is NOT Over
  • Tell Your Representatives It’s Time to Raise Teacher Pay

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    Governor Ducey recently made his budget recommendations for next year, which included limited spending on 15 different education initiatives. While we are encouraged the Governor has named public education as his top priority, a sprinkle of money in a whole bunch of buckets won ...

    Tell Your Representatives It’s Time to Raise Teacher Pay
  • Keep Up the Momentum: NO ACA Repeal Without Immediate Replacement

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    Congress is moving fast on repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), even though they have yet to introduce a viable replacement plan that doesn’t threaten health coverage for more than 30 million Americans. While in the dark of last night the Senate voted to repeal the ACA, the ...

    Keep Up the Momentum: NO ACA Repeal Without Immediate Replacement
  • 2016 Legislative Candidate Questionnaires

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    Each election cycle, Children’s Action Alliance sends a questionnaire to candidates for legislative office. For the 2016 primary and general elections, we sent the survey to active candidates for office, asking them to answer five brief questions on conditions for kids. Que ...

    2016 Legislative Candidate Questionnaires

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Annual Report 2016 – Thanks to You, We’ve Made a Difference

April 26, 2017 As we face big new challenges for children and families in 2017, let’s take a moment to celebrate the power of advocacy! Together in 2016, we were able to push for big changes in public policy, such as: the reinstatement of KidsCare after it had been frozen for six years; and eliminating the “grandmother penalty” to help low-income grandparents raising their grandchildren get financial assistance through Temporary Assistance to Needy Families dollars. Read more

Sen. Flake to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Mesa April 13

April 12, 2017 Tomorrow evening, April 13th, Arizona senator Jeff Flake is holding a constituent Town Hall meeting, as Congress is on April break. Among other topics, this is an opportunity to ask questions and share concerns about the current administration’s plans to eventually overhaul the Affordable Care Act, including making dramatic changes to health care programs for low-income families, such as Medicaid. Read more

Despite Passage of School Vouchers, the Fight for Public Education is NOT Over

April 7, 2017 Governor Ducey has signed a new law expanding ESA vouchers for private schools to all students statewide after the measure passed the legislature by one vote in each house. This measure does nothing to address Arizona’s growing teacher shortage crisis, nothing to close the achievement gap for children growing up poor, and nothing to enable public schools to update classroom textbooks and technology. Read more

Protect Our Health Coverage Rally

March 22, 2017 Join Children’s Action Alliance and community partners for a rally at the Arizona state capitol tomorrow, calling on Congress to protect health coverage for children and families. The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the American Health Care Act tomorrow afternoon. This bill will kick millions of people off health insurance, including children and seniors, and make coverage unaffordable for millions of others. Read more

How Are Kids Doing in Your Legislative District?

March 21, 2017 Children’s Action Alliance is pleased to share with you our 2017 legislative district fact sheets, information about Arizona’s 30 legislative districts that is updated annually. Our work is data-driven, and these fact sheets – which we share each year with lawmakers – give you a good sense of what we analyze on a regular basis to determine our policy priorities for the legislative session. Read more