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Senate Farm Bill is the Way Forward for SNAP

By David Lujan · December 1, 2018

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) is a key tool that keeps working families economically secure. SNAP participants include hard working families, unemployed workers who...

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The Cost of Tax Cuts

By David Lujan · September 5, 2018

#TheCostofTaxCuts Taxes fund important priorities needed to secure a strong economic future for all Arizonans and to create the thriving communities we all seek.  But Arizona legislators and governors have...

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2018 Legislative Candidate Surveys

By Pati Urias · July 10, 2018

Arizona Center for Economic Progress sent a questionnaire to active candidates for legislative office, asking them to answer questions on economic policies for Arizona and gave them an opportunity to make comments and explain their...

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Promoting economic opportunity for all Arizonans

By David Lujan · September 20, 2017

Arizona is one of the fastest growing states in the nation and some parts of our economy are doing well. But for many Arizona residents - in every community across...

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Tax Credit Review Committee Fails to Meet Again This Year

  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 (PHOENIX, AZ) - With only three weeks remaining in 2018, it appears as though the...

Low Tax for Whom?: Arizona is a “Low Tax State” Overall, But Low Income Arizonans Pay 6th Highest Effective Tax Rate in the Nation

  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Low Tax for Whom?: Arizona is a “Low Tax State” Overall, But Low Income Arizonans...

Steller column: Loud, proud Arizona teacher movement had subtle effects

Tim Steller Arizona Daily Star  May 9, 2018 Arizona Daily Star columnist Tim Steller You couldn’t really call the RedForEd...

SUPERMAJORITY The obscure tax rule that’s stopping US states from paying teachers more

Written by Heather Timmons May 05, 2018 In Oklahoma, schoolchildren use tattered history books that say George W. Bush is...

Arizona Teachers End Walkout as Governor Signs Bill Approving Raises

By Dana Goldstein - New York Times May 3, 2018 A week into a statewide teacher walkout in Arizona, Gov....

Teachers pack room as Senate panel OKs cut to state tax collections

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services; Mar 21, 2018 PHOENIX — Arizona investors could soon be in line for a...

Statement on Passage of HB2528 in Arizona Senate

(Phoenix, AZ) - Today the Senate Finance committee passed HB2528 which will provide 183 millionaires in Arizona who each make...

Nonprofit on a mission to revamp Arizona’s tax code.

Did you know that private jets and horse vitamins are exempt from sales tax in Arizona? Or how about the...

Statewide campaign to fix Arizona’s tax code launches today

Statewide campaign to fix Arizona’s tax code launches today The Fair Share Campaign begins work on fixing a broken tax...

Senate GOP Tax Plan Devastating for Arizona’s Teachers

Further analysis has confirmed that the Senate GOP tax plan would be incredibly harmful to Arizona’s teachers. According to data...

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