Arizona's $1.1 billion education crisis has been averted, thanks to a unnecessarily dramatic procedural vote in the Legislature. But more cliffhangers await, as Arizona again brings up the bottom in education rankings.
Education in crisis is nothing new to the 48th state that often hovers around 48th in student achievement scores and 48th in per-pupil spending. But this year’s education crisis is particularly of the head-scratching variety.
Baby dragons grow up to be big dragons. Therefore, any and all voter-suppression legislation being hatched at the Legislature must be killed in order for democracy to live freely and thrive.
Arizona Dreamers are prohibited by current state law from attending a state higher-education institution at in-state tuition rates, forcing them to pay much-higher out-of-state tuition, go to another state or forgo college altogether due to the high cost. Your vote in the 2022 election, and your donation can help CPLC Action Fund inform voters about why the 2022 ballot measure is important to pass.
Letter to Senator Sinema: "Since (your) hard stance and your vote essentially are the ultimate deciding factors in killing what would have been the most-immediate and -effective method to end the Senate’s partisan obstruction to voting rights, it now falls on your shoulders to find a new way to achieve that goal. As a leader, the onus is on you.
The Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol was a year ago, but democracy is under continual attack. Some 400 pieces of voter-suppression legislation were introduced last year. Against all obstacles, we must register to vote and cast our ballot.
Chicanos Por La Causa Action Fund PAC is endorsing Marco Lopez for governor,
Arizona will be a big winner from the infrastructure bill in terms of jobs, repairing our bridges and roads, building major highway projects, being more competitive by closing the Digital Divide, securing clean water and protecting the environment.