Budget and Taxes
|January 9, 2015
Did you know that Arizona has the lowest spending per student on K-12 administration of any state in the country? Or that tax cuts adopted by our legislature and Governor Brewer just since the Great Recession began account for more than one third of the projected budget deficit next fiscal year? Read more
|December 24, 2014
Children's Action Alliance invites you to join us as we stand up for policies and practices that create a brighter future for our children and a vibrant economy for Arizona.
|November 11, 2014
State agencies have submitted their funding requests for the next fiscal year which begins July 1. Over the next few weeks, CAA will continue to provide you with a snapshot of requests submitted by many of these agencies.
|October 29, 2014
Over the next few weeks we will be providing you with a snapshot of requests submitted by many of these agencies. The first snapshot is of the Department of Economic Security's request for $49 million additional general fund dollars.
|October 16, 2014
Arizona ranks third worst in the country in depth of cuts to school funding since the start of the recession.
|October 9, 2014
The new Governor and legislature we elect on November 4 will face high expectations from voters and huge challenges from the state budget.
|June 16, 2014
During campaign seasons, candidates and voters spend a lot of time talking about education and education funding. School financing is a key responsibility for Arizona’s governor and legislature.
|May 29, 2014
Children’s Action Alliance congratulates Governor Brewer and state senators and representatives for passing two new laws this week to protect children and strengthen families. These new laws create and fund a stand-alone Department of Child Safety with internal and external accountability features. The laws create a framework to respond to and reduce child abuse and neglect with both social work and law enforcement tools. Read more