Legislative Priorities

Our Legislative Priorities are decided each year at our annual "AZGA Summit" held each fall.

Our 2021 Legislative Priorities:

  1. Restore "child only" TANF for non-DCS families with children placed by court order (SB1144)  Sponsored by Sen. Tyler Pace (R-25)   

  2. Increase the Kinship Stipend for DCS families from $75 to $150 per month, per child (SB1539) Sponsored by Sen. Lela Alston (D-24)

UPDATE February 25, 2021:
SB 1539 will be voted by the full Senate today. 

UPDATE February 17, 2021:

SB 1144 passed committee unanimously and is on the "CONSENT CALENDAR" for the Senate floor on February 17!!

SB 1539 passed the Senate Appropriations committee unanimously and will be moving to the Senate floor!!

What you can do:

Send an email to your state senator asking them to vote "YES" on SB 1144 and SB 1539. Share your kinship story with your senator a

Find your legislative district  and your lawmaker here

Watch: AZGA Member Testimony for SB1569 (restoring child-only TANF) (Feb 12, 2020)

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