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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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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...

Just like the House GOP Plan, the Senate GOP Tax Plan is Another Handout to the Wealthiest Households and Large Corporations

Newly published data shows that the new Senate GOP tax plan isn’t much better than the House GOP tax plan...

With Further Analysis Completed, it’s Time to Call the GOP Tax Plan What It Is: Welfare for the Wealthy

A 50-state analysis of the House tax plan released last week reveals that in Arizona the wealthiest 1% of Arizonans...

Good Deal or Bad Math for Arizona? We Fear the Latter

Arizona Center for Economic Progress implores Senators McCain and Flake to ask the hard questions about Trump’s tax plan “The...

Phoenix-Based Think Tank Arizona Center For Economic Progress Launches

A new Phoenix-based think tank officially launched Thursday. The Arizona Center for Economic Progress is a project of Children’s Action...

A warning to Arizona on income-tax cuts: ‘Don’t do what Kansas did’

As a new legislative session is set to start in Arizona, a cautionary tale comes from Kansas, where deep tax...


This is what happens when years of tax cuts place an over reliance on the sales tax. Arizona needs new, sustainable revenue to invest in our public schools that does not rely on sales tax. #RedforED ... See MoreSee Less

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