A Voice For Arizona’s Children For More Than 25 Years
  • Legislation Moving Ahead for Kids and Families

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    We have good news to share from this legislative session so far: HB 2127, the measure to remove the automatic trigger to freeze KidsCare when federal funding drops below 100%, passed the full House and is on its way to the Senate. HB 2449 passed the House Health Committee unanimo ...

    Legislation Moving Ahead for Kids and Families
  • Gov. Ducey’s 2019 State Budget Proposal: What’s In It?

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    Infographic in printable PDF Arizona’s growing economy CAN’T plug leaks caused by 28 years of tax cuts. The budget is loaded with overly optimistic revenue projections, counts on more Arizonans playing the lottery, takes $52 million from hospital patients, counties, a ...

    Gov. Ducey’s 2019 State Budget Proposal: What’s In It?
  • AZ Schools Now Calls on State Lawmakers to Get Real on K-12 Public School Funding

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    Chart in printable PDF Children’s Action Alliance is proud to be part of AZ Schools Now – a coalition of parents, teachers, and champions for public education. Today, we put out a call to Governor Doug Ducey and the state legislature to make substantial reinvestments in K-12 ...

    AZ Schools Now Calls on State Lawmakers to Get Real on K-12 Public School Funding
  • AZ Tax Collections Too Slow to Re-Invest in K-12 Public Schools

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    State revenue projections show that relying on economic growth without tax increases is not a realistic plan to reinvest the funding our schools need. Children’s Action Alliance highlights this gap in a new Return on Education policy brief. The data show that Arizona’s K-12 p ...

    AZ Tax Collections Too Slow to Re-Invest in K-12 Public Schools
  • Find Your Elected Officials

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    Kids can’t speak out for themselves but YOU can help make their voices heard through Children’s Action Alliance! Please use your voice to help Arizona’s children at the state capitol and our federal capitol in Washington D.C.

    Find Your Elected Officials

Most Recent

Hiring: Part-time Contractor for Health Care Story Bank Collection

February 16, 2018 One of Children’s Action Alliance’s priorities is protecting affordable health care coverage for children and families. We are currently seeking a self-starting contractor who loves talking with people to identify families share their own health care stories. Excellent communications and interpersonal skills are need to interview folks, write and video stories, and train people to be Health Care Ambassadors. Read more

Legislation Moving Ahead for Kids and Families

February 8, 2018 We have good news to share from this legislative session so far: HB 2127, the measure to remove the automatic trigger to freeze KidsCare when federal funding drops below 100%, passed the full House and is on its way to the Senate. HB 2449 passed the House Health Committee unanimously. This bill strengthens Arizona’s child care assistance program to connect more children with higher quality early education. Read more

Gov. Ducey’s 2019 State Budget Proposal: What’s In It?

January 30, 2018 Infographic in printable PDF Arizona’s growing economy CAN’T plug leaks caused by 28 years of tax cuts. The budget is loaded with overly optimistic revenue projections, counts on more Arizonans playing the lottery, takes $52 million from hospital patients, counties, and universities and uses $89 million in one-time shifts, as well as sweeps from special purpose funds. Read more

Legislation for Kids and Families

January 24, 2018 The Arizona legislature and Congress are back at work this month and we have good news for children and families. First, Congress has approved funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), known in Arizona as KidsCare, for the next six years – a big win after funding expired last September 30th. Read more

Lawmakers Need to Hear From You: Keep KidsCare in Place for AZ Working Families

January 17, 2018 The legislative session is in full swing, with important bills already being heard in committees. Just one critical measure being considered is HB 2127 to prevent another freeze of KidsCare, Arizona’s affordable health coverage for working families. The first hearing is scheduled for this Thursday, January 18th at 10:30 am. Congress has not yet voted to provide continued federal funding, but we expect a vote in the next two months. Read more