By: Robert Buddingh In the November 2016 general election, Arizona voters approved Proposition 206. Along with mandating employers to guarantee paid sick time to their employees, this measure will annually increase the minimum wage during the start of the next four years. The current minimum wage in Arizona in 2016 is $8.05 per hour and … Continue reading Will the Passage of Prop 206 Help Reduce Poverty in Arizona?
A Debtors Dilemma
By: Tiffany Setters Having successfully trekked through the long, arduous years of law school, an attorney is most likely aware of what constitutes basic debtors’ rights. For instance, they likely know that a creditor should refrain from showing up at a debtor’s door while ostentatiously handling a baseball bat, cracking his or her knuckles, and … Continue reading A Debtors Dilemma
The Trouble with TANF in Arizona
By: Eleni Fujiwara As we look back this past year, we examine what has been and we look to see what could be. An examination of Arizona’s policies regarding the Temporary Aid to Needy Families Program (TANF) has many waiting in anticipation to what the new year will bring. The TANF program was created through … Continue reading The Trouble with TANF in Arizona
The Real Cost of Limiting Access to Abortion Services
Many states are enacting new legislation to shut down abortion clinics by adding draconian restrictions and requirements that are impossible for most clinics to meet. For example, Arizona and Texas passed bills outlawing FDA-approved abortion-inducing medication, forcing women seeking abortions to undergo more invasive and time-consuming surgical abortions instead. Arizona's attempt at enforcing a ban on … Continue reading The Real Cost of Limiting Access to Abortion Services