Publications

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Erica Quintana, Bill Hart, Kelly Megahan

Spotlight on Arizona’s Kids

As part of a three-year project, this is the first in a series of briefs in which Morrison Institute for Public Policy will report on selected aspects of Arizona’s child welfare system.

Future papers will research, analyze and discuss prevention services in Arizona and elsewhere, with an emphasis on best practices.

A separate report will address the federal Title IV-E Waiver, as utilized in Arizona. Also, Department of Child Safety data will be analyzed to identify the prevalence of various types of neglect in the state.

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Monday, September 12, 2016
David R. Berman

Morrison Institute for Public Policy Senior Research Fellow David R. Berman lists the pro & con arguments related to:

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Thursday, June 30, 2016
Erica S. McFadden, Ph.D.

Arizona has one of the nation’s highest rates of people with I/DD living with caregivers aged 60-plus. And with almost one in five Arizonans 60 years old and older, we wanted to know how – and if – these growing numbers of lifetime caregiving families and aging adults with I/DD were planning ahead. The recent report “Time for a Plan: The Urgency for Families of Older Adults with Individual and Developmental Disabilities, shares what we learned from 40 adults with I/DD ages 40 and older and their family caregivers.

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Friday, May 27, 2016
Arizona Town Hall

The 108th Arizona Town Hall, which convened at Casino Del Sol Resort in Tucson in April 2016, developed consensus on the topic of “Arizona & Mexico.” The full text of these recommendations is contained in this final report.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Dan Hunting, Thom Reilly

Brief Analysis of Proposition 123

The decision about how to vote on Proposition 123 hinges on complex issues of education and state trust land finances. Morrison Institute has assembled a guide to some of the most important points to consider before you complete your ballot.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Thom Reilly

Understanding Arizona's Propositions: 2016

Prop 124 – Changes to the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSRS)

Proposition 124 would amend the Arizona Constitution to create an exception to the current prohibition against diminishing or impairing public retirement systems benefits by allowing adjustments to the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).

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Friday, March 25, 2016
David Berman

In the wake of the 2016 Presidential Preference Election primary, where voters in Maricopa County stood in line for hours in many cases to cast a ballot in already-decided races and for independents provencial ballots that wouldn't count anyway, Arizonans continue to seek to have a larger and direct voice in government.

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Friday, March 11, 2016
Dr. Jeffrey F. Milem, Karina G. Salazar ,W. Patrick Bryan

The Arizona Minority Education Policy Analysis Center (AMEPAC) is a policy center of the Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education. Through studies, AMEPAC’s mission is to stimulate constructive statewide discussion and debate about improving Arizona minority students’ early awareness, access, and achievement throughout the educational attainment process. Our vision is that all Arizona students succeed in higher education as a result of quality research that shapes policy on critical issues.

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