Rep. Ben Toma

Empowerment Scholarship Accounts

Arizona Teachers Unions Apparently Fail to Overturn Universal School Choice Reform

Image Courtesy of DepositPhotos A joint release from Center for Arizona Policy Action and Goldwater Institute Teachers’ unions and other opponents of Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESA) have apparently fallen well short of the requisite 118,843 signatures needed to repeal the new law via ballot referendum, thanks to the efforts of the Goldwater Institute, the

Empowerment Scholarship Accounts

Governor Ducey, Parents, Kids Celebrate The Most Expansive School Choice Initiative In The Nation

Governor Doug Ducey joined families, educators and community leaders to celebrate Arizona’s successful effort to ensure every Arizona student can attend any school of their choosing. “Arizona is now the gold standard for educational freedom in America,” said Governor Ducey. “Our kids will no longer be stuck in under-performing schools. We’re unlocking their educational potential


Governor Ducey Cuts Taxes For Arizona Small Businesses

Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation that further reduces and streamlines taxes while protecting small businesses from the threat of a 77 percent tax increase. “This tax cut will keep Arizona competitive for small businesses already operating here and new businesses flocking here every day,” Governor Ducey said. “After a year as tough as the last,


GOP-led Arizona Legislature OK’s $1.9B income tax cut

Photo: Arizona House Majority Leader Ben Toma, R-Peoria, right, watches the voting board along with Rep. Jeff Weninger, R-Chandler, during a vote on the Arizona budget Thursday, June 24, 2021, in Phoenix. The Arizona House on Thursday approved a $1.9 billion income tax cut package that mainly benefits the wealthy as majority Republicans began pushing

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