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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Center for the Future of Arizona and Expect More Arizona announced they have developed a progress meter in an effort to improve education in Arizona.

More than 30 groups, including the Governor’s Office of Education and the Arizona Board of Regents, have endorsed the new education indicators, calling it a shared vision for progress. Data for the indicators was provided by Morrison Institute for Public Policy.

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Phoenix Business Journal announced that Maria Harper-Marinick, a Morrison Institute for Public Policy Distinguished Fellow, has been named interim chancellor at Maricopa Community Colleges until a permanent replacement is found. Harper-Marinick has served as executive vice chancellor and provost at Maricopa Community Colleges since 2010.

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Monday, February 1, 2016

David Daugherty of Morrison Institute for Public Policy was a guest on KJZZ and spoke about the major concerns on the minds of Arizona voters, including safety, education, immigration and the economy.


LISTEN (Running time: 4:24)

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Bill Hart of Morrison Institute at Arizona State University was a guest on KJZZ along with Beth Rosenberg, director of child welfare and juvenile justice at Children’s Action Alliance, speaking about the report "Juvenile Justice in Arizona: The Fiscal Foundations of Effective Policy.

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Cronkite News reports that a study released last week by the Pew Research Center finds 44 percent of Hispanics eligible to vote in the United States are millennials — those between ages 18 and 35.

Historically, Latinos and millennials have shown up at the polls in low numbers. Less than half of the 23.3 million eligible Latino voters turned out to cast ballots in 2012.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Steve Seleznow, president and CEO of the Arizona Community Foundation and Morrison Institute Distinguished Fellow, was a guest on Arizona Horizon, along with Jill Watts, director of Capacity Building Initiatives for the Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation. Together, they discuss how nonprofits and government can both benefit by joining forces.

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Morrison Institute research analyst Erica McFadden and Arizona State University assistant professor Joanna Lucia wrote an article for Governing magazine regarding public housing for seniors:

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Monday, January 18, 2016

Arizona Capitol Times reported that after months of public prodding from water advocates, Gov. Doug Ducey announced he would allow the Arizona Department of Water Resources to hire staffers.

Sarah Porter, director of the Kyl Center (for Water Policy at Morrison Institute), said Ducey “has done a lot recently to demonstrate that he has a commitment to rebuild the Department of Water Resources and look seriously at water in Arizona.”

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Friday, January 15, 2016

This year’s first Native American Caucus focused on education, workforce development and the value career and technical education courses bring to students. Joint Technical Education Districts offer high school career programs to 13 partner school districts. “Full funding of JTEDs is important because success depends on education,” said Rep. Jennifer Benally.

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Joseph Garcia, Director of Communications and Director of Latino Public Policy at Morrison Institute for Public Policy, hangs out with Jaime Molera and the Politics in the Yard team for some fun.

WATCH THE PROGRAM (Running time: 23:11)

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