Posts Tagged ‘1-cent sales tax’

A Message to All Prop 204 Supporters

December 5th, 2012

The Arizona Education Parent Network wishes to thank all of the supporters of Prop 204–Quality Education and Jobs–for their passionate grassroots effort to help Arizona’s schoolchildren.The executive branch, legislative leadership and special-interest lobbyists who created this education funding mess put up quite a fight.  The Prop 204 campaign was able to clear every hurdle they put  Continue Reading >

New Poll Finds Arizona Voters Overwhelmingly Support Increased Funding for Public Education

May 19th, 2012

A new poll by the Merrill/Morrison Institute released May 17, 2012 shows overwhelming support by Arizona voters for increasing funding for public education.   Among the findings in the poll:   97 percent of Arizona voters say a top-quality public school system is either crucial (70%) or very important (27%).   More than seven in ten  Continue Reading >

A Wake-Up Call for All Arizonans

December 5th, 2011

Today’s Arizona Republic offers a laundry list of issues Arizonans need to address before it’s too late.  In We’ve got problems, the Republic summarizes the Arizona Directions 2012 report. The state budget is about to go over a one billion dollar cliff as the one-cent sales tax expires in 2013.* Just 25% of Arizona fourth-graders were  Continue Reading >