Growing up poor in Arizona: STATE POLICY AT A CROSSROADSJune 3, 2013
Arizona stands at a crossroads when it comes to budget policies for poor children. First, the state has abandoned most of the tools it once had to move families from welfare to work. Second, the state has also dramatically cut back on basic cash assistance to help poor families survive from day to day and month to month.
Arizona can choose to continue recent trends of turning away more and more poor children. Or we can reaffirm clear goals to protect children and help parents move up the economic ladder.
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