Proposition 208

Education

Proposition 208 proposes income surtax on high earners to fund education

With the election just days away, Cronkite News is taking a closer look at some of the measures on the Nov. 3 ballot. As Arizona public schools face the challenge of COVID-19 and continued teacher shortages, Proposition 208 – which would increase funding for teachers, support staff and education programs through a surtax on high

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NFIB Arizona: Killing the cash cow that funds Arizona education

In case you missed it, this column by Chad Heinrich, Arizona state director for the National Federation of Independent Business, appeared in the October 2 edition of the Phoenix Business Journal. How many times have you heard “buy local, support your local businesses,” or any similar version? If you truly support small business, then join

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Norquist: Prop. 208 would harm Arizonans, not improve education

In case you missed it, this column by Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist appeared on the Arizona Capitol Times website:  On Election Day, Arizonans will be asked if they want to impose a permanent $1 billion income tax increase. This tax hike – Prop 208 – would be the largest in Arizona history

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Chambers of Commerce across Arizona oppose Proposition 208

Chambers of commerce across Arizona are opposing Proposition 208, the initiative to raise Arizona’s top individual income tax rate by 77.7%. Nearly 20 chambers and chamber coalitions from rural and metro areas representing Arizona businesses large and small have joined the opposition, citing the damage the initiative would inflict on Arizona’s business environment and its

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