Public education groups ready referendum, lawsuits on tax cuts and other budget items
A coalition of public education advocacy groups that banded together last year to pass higher taxes on the wealthy to increase teacher pay and boost school funding are now looking at ways to stop Republican legislators and Gov. Doug Ducey from undermining that tax increase in a state budget that includes massive tax cuts for […]
COVID-19 relief would overhaul, boost aid for 1.5 million Arizona kids
WASHINGTON – As many as 1.5 million Arizona children could benefit from an expansion of the child tax credit that would mean monthly checks to parents of up to $300 per child if approved by Congress this week.
Invest in Ed proposal to boost teacher pay, school funding, passes
Wealthy Arizonans will face a higher marginal tax rate to increase education spending by nearly $1 billion a year with the passage of the Invest in Ed ballot measure.
Invest in Ed tax to boost teacher pay, school funding, grabs early lead
Wealthy Arizonans may face a higher marginal tax rate to increase education spending by nearly $1 billion a year if the Invest in Ed ballot measure hangs onto its small lead when all ballots are counted.
Invest in Education kicks off campaign to tax the wealthy for K-12 spending
The campaign to ask voters in November to raise income taxes on the wealthiest Arizonans to increase spending on Arizona public schools kicked off Monday, as more than 200 red-shirted supporters – many of them teachers – rallied at the state Capitol.
New push to tax wealthiest Arizonans for K-12 funding launches
Arizona schools would get nearly $1 billion in new funding annually from a tax on the wealthiest Arizonans, under a proposal unveiled Monday by a coalition of teachers, unions and public education advocates.
Will the legislative tax credit review committee actually meet in 2019?
A legislative panel meant to annually scrutinize income tax credits and determine whether they are working as intended might meet this week for the first time since 2015.