Monthly Archives: April 2019

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Expect More AZ: Keeping you connected – Advocacy updates April 15-19, 2019

Weekly Legislative Update The 100th day of this session is rapidly approaching but there is still no end in sight. Budget negotiations continue behind closed doors. The legislature has sent a total of 138 bills to the Governor’s desk so far this year, and he has signed 110 of them. UPDATES ON BILLS WE’RE WATCHING [...]

Excelencia in Education: NEW ANALYSIS – Latinos in Higher Education – Compilation of Fast Facts

Excelencia in Education accelerates Latino student success in higher education to address the U.S. economy’s need for a highly educated workforce for civic leadership. Policy must keep up with our country’s changing demographics to serve students. This compilation includes fact sheets covering Excelencia’s policy priorities - affordability, institutional capacity, retention and transfer, and workforce preparation. The current state of [...]

Expect More Arizona: Keeping You Connected – Advocacy Updates April 8-12, 2019

Weekly Legislative Update While budget conversations continue to progress slowly, it was an eventful week at the Capitol. The Legislature’s Finance Advisory Committee met on Thursday, adjusting the state’s budget and revenue forecast. Of note, the latest forecast has reduced the amount of the expected surplus, but there is still an additional $150 million in [...]