Arizona’s Budget Signals the Parties’ Differing Values
On Thursday, June 13, we were honored to host Arizona Democratic House Leader Charlene Fernandez, House Co-Whip Athena Salman, and Senator Jamescita Peshlakai (LD-7) for a public town hall at Coconino High School. The group explained the 2020 budget as passed by the Arizona Legislature in the session which just closed — and how the […]Continue reading
House Democrats Support Educators, Vote to Reject Inadequate and Unsustainable GOP Budget
The Arizona House and Senate Democrats fought hard last night for education in this state. They lost every vote. Ducey calls what came out “bipartisan” — which would be laughable if the lie didn’t fall off his lips so easily. What really happened is that Republicans in the Arizona Legislature tried to scam the people […]Continue reading
What Is the “Invest in Education” Ballot Initiative?
It’s a gamble on a tight deadline. An advocacy group has filed an initiative with the Secretary of State called the “Invest in Education Act” that would go on the ballot in November if 150,642 signatures are raised between now and July 5. That’s a lot of signatures! The Dark Money ballot intiative has been […]Continue reading
Public Budget Briefing in Flagstaff
“We want the public to be a part of the budget process and believe it’s important to take questions and hear feedback from Arizonans across the state,” said Governor Ducey. “The budget we put forward increases investments to K-12 education, protects our most vulnerable, and honors our commitment to our veterans – all while maintaining […]Continue reading