|March 22, 2017 Join Childrenâ€™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|
The Arizona Center for Economic Progress engages a diverse group of partners in advancing thoughtful analysis and effective solutions to generate economic growth shared by all Arizonans. We work toward a long-term vision that builds economic opportunity and quality jobs through g ...
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 wonâ€ ...
Congress is moving fast on repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), even though they have yet to introduce a viable replacement plan that doesnâ€™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 ...
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 ...
Kids canâ€™t speak out for themselves but YOU can help make their voices heard through Childrenâ€™s Action Alliance! Please use your voice to help Arizonaâ€™s children at the state capitol and our federal capitol in Washington D.C.
|March 21, 2017 Childrenâ€™s Action Alliance is pleased to share with you our 2017 legislative district fact sheets, information about Arizonaâ€™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|
|March 15, 2017 Together, we have made a huge difference; letâ€™s keep up the good work! Here are two important actions you can take this week: 1) Today, March 16th, is National Medicaid Call-In Day. People from around the country will call Congress to tell them to vote NO on the American Health Care Act. Read more|
|March 9, 2017 PDF VersionÂ Fewer Available Tax Credits Would Hit Arizona Hard (Phoenix, AZ) â€“ Arizona would be among the states facing the biggest cuts to tax credits in the nation under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal plan being considered by House Committees this week, according to new estimates released today by the Washington, DC-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Read more|
|March 1, 2017 Some good news from the Department of Child Safety (DCS): The number of children in foster care has been declining with children moving to permanent homes from foster care and fewer children entering care. As of December 2016, there were 17,149 children in foster care down from a high of 19,044 in February. Read more|