Known for its innovation, economic growth, and plentiful natural resources, Arizona is a magnet for foreign direct investment (FDI) and international trade. Over the past 50 years Arizona’s job market, manufacturing growth, production of raw materials, and community development have contributed to continuous state GDP growth.
This brief serves as an introduction for state policymakers, lawmakers, and citizens on K-12 curriculum and what it includes for students in public district and public charter schools in the state of Arizona. This explainer provides a baseline knowledge of the subject that can facilitate informed debate on education policy, regulations on curricula, and other requirements and standards set by the state.
The purpose of this paper is twofold: 1) to provide a proper examination of the aforementioned questions within the context of United States and Arizona politics, and 2) to give substance to the claim that the tension between ballot accessibility and election integrity is not necessarily insurmountable.
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The USMCA, which came into effect on the first of July 2020, aims to benefit career creators, workers, and the North American economy.
On November 3rd, Arizona voters will head to the polls to elect candidates up and down the ballot. The Arizona Chamber of Commerce Industry as well as the Arizona Manufacturers Council have endorsed many who they view as pro-business.
Since 2000, Arizonans have gone to the polls and voted for numerous education-related initiatives. Elected officials have also worked together to make progress on education funding and the education funding structure.
How does Arizona's initiative process work? How can it be co-opted by special interests? In this project, Business Ballot explores Arizona's unique mechanism of direct democracy while also analyzing the current system's successes and drawbacks.