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AFP-Arizona’s 2015 State Legislative Agenda

January 30, 2015

 AFP-Arizona 2015 State Legislative Objectives Updated 01-30-2015 Click HERE for a printable PDF version. AFP-Arizona’s state legislative policy plan for this year is outlined below and in the scoring rubric for our 2015 Legislative Scorecard, shown on Page 2 of the printable PDF version. The 2015 scorecard will be the 31st annual scorecard put out […]

Take Action to Support Gov. Ducey’s Spending Reductions!

January 22, 2015

Dear Arizona Taxpayer: The wailing and moaning you are hearing on your television and seeing in your newspaper is the sound of Arizona’s spending lobbies after reading the executive budget released today by Arizona’s new Governor, Doug Ducey. TAKE ACTION TO SUPPORT GOV. DUCEY’S BUDGET Supporters of Big Government HATE this budget: ● The school […]

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Thanks to everyone who came out for the School Choice Rally at the Capitol on January 29!

January 30, 2015

Thanks to Lisa Graham Keegan, Liz Dreckman, and all of the organizers of the January 29 School Choice Rally at the Arizona Capitol! Joining the celebration were students, parents, teachers and lots of great orgs: A for Arizona, the Arizona School Choice Trust, the American Federation for Children, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, the Tucson […]

AFP-Arizona Speaks to TeenPact AZ Training

January 27, 2015

AFP-Arizona thanks TeenPact for allowing us to make a presentation to over 100 students at the organization’s student training event at the Arizona Capitol on January 27, 2015!  It was also great to visit the Arizona Capitol Historical Museum, which is a must-see if you’re a political/historical buff spending a few days in Phoenix.     […]

Join AFP-Arizona at the Jan 29 School Choice Rally at the Capitol!

January 26, 2015

                (For a one-page, printable PDF invitation to the rally, click HERE) Doug Ducey to Join School Choice Supporters at Capitol Rally, 1/29 NEWS RELEASE January 20, 2015 Contact: Emily Anne Gullickson, A for Arizona emilyannegullickson@mac.com or (952) 334-2734 Governor, 4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Lisa Leslie will also speak […]

Jenney Op-Ed Against Federal Minimum Wage

January 25, 2015

ICYMI, check out AFP-Arizona director Tom Jenney’s op-ed on the federal minimum wage, which ran in Sunday’s Arizona Republic (1/25/2015).  To read Jenney’s argument, scroll down past the news video and the pro-min wage column by leftie Robbie Sherwood of Progress Arizona. Here is the URL for the story: http://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/2015/01/24/federal-minimum-wage-increased/22225921/

TUSD Needs to Get More Money Into its Classrooms!

January 21, 2015

AFP-AZ activist Jonathan Soto distributed THIS FLYER (content below) at the January 20 meeting of the Tucson Unified School District Board. TUSD Needs to Get More Money into its Classrooms! Total annual per-pupil funding in TUSD from all sources (local, state, and federal) was $8,523 per pupil for the 2011-2012 school year, according to the […]

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