Effectiveness of Arizona’s government

A new report by U.S. News and World Report found that Arizona is below average when it comes to the effectiveness of our state government, but improvements have been made. The report found that Arizona ranked 34th overall in metrics such as health care, education and our economy. The report found that the state was in the bottom 10 in education, opportunity and crime-corrections. We talk more about this with Akheil Singla, an assistant professor at Arizona State University’s Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

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Akheil Singla, an assistant professor at Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs in the College of Public Service and Community Solutions

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