K-12 Public Education and Proposition 123

 LWVAZ Prop 123 brochure The Premise * The Problems * The Choice The Background: The Arizona Constitution states “the legislature shall make such appropriations to be met by taxation as shall insure the proper maintenance of all state educational institutions and shall make such special appropriations as shall provide for their development and improvement.” Prop…

YES!! 5-4 for the AZ Independent Redistricting Commission!

YES!! 5-4 for the AZ Independent Redistricting Commission! Since 1967, LWVAZ has supported the retention of an independent commission to redistrict legislative and congressional districts at regular intervals, subject to judicial review. And we have been actively participated in the two redistricting processes since the passage of Prop. 106 which created the independent redistricting commission.…

LWVAZ Aligns with other Civic Groups on Voter Registration Efforts

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] LWVAZ Excerpt [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”32px”][vc_message message_box_style=”standard” style=”rounded” message_box_color=”info” icon_type=”fontawesome” icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-info-circle” icon_openiconic=”vc-oi vc-oi-dial” icon_typicons=”typcn typcn-adjust-brightness” icon_entypo=”entypo-icon entypo-icon-note” icon_linecons=”vc_li vc_li-heart” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-alert”] Citing clear evidence that numerous low-income Arizona residents have been denied the opportunity to register to vote, the League of Women Voters of Arizona and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)…

Summary of Various Stances on the Quality Education & Jobs Initiative

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The ultimate decision by the LWVAZ board was to support this initiative. SUPPORT FOR “QUALITY EDUCATION AND JOBS INITIATIVE”Backup of Public Policy Positions While the National League in Impact on Issuesdoesn’t have a positionspecificallyto support many of the issues addressed in this Initiative, it does support the concepts in general.In MEETINGBASICHUMANNEEDSit has supported “the…

Republicans and Democrats Do Agree on Something: Increasing Voter Turnout

We Are Better than This…

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] We Are Better than This…Way, Way Better than This Budget [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”32px”][vc_message message_box_style=”standard” style=”rounded” message_box_color=”info” icon_type=”fontawesome” icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-info-circle” icon_openiconic=”vc-oi vc-oi-dial” icon_typicons=”typcn typcn-adjust-brightness” icon_entypo=”entypo-icon entypo-icon-note” icon_linecons=”vc_li vc_li-heart” icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-alert”] We agree with the state budget viewpoint in Saturday’s paper by the former directors of three Catholic Charities and endorse the call for a reconsideration…