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Delegates Assembly Celebrates $26.6M for Schools, Commitments on Medicaid & Respite Care

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Rep. Doug Coleman addresses VIP leaders at Fall Assembly.

Two hundred Valley Interfaith Project delegates assembled after the fall election to celebrate the raising of $26.6 Million in public school dollars for Tempe Elementary and Scottsdale Unified School Districts. Leaders achieved this by successfully passing local school override measures.

Key legislative allies in attendance vowed to to protect Medicaid expansion, re-connect public school funding to inflation and advance new legislation for Respite Care, all part of VIP’s 2015 Human Development agenda.