Poll: Voters Want Surplus Money Spent on Education

| December 30, 2015

By Nancy Montoya • Arizona Public Media 

Arizona voters want a state budget surplus spent on education, say the results of a new poll.

There’s a good chance that Arizona will wind up with a budget surplus of more than $250 million for the current fiscal year that ends June 30.

Gov. Doug Ducey has said he wants to look for ways to cut taxes further and to fund a border drug strike force with “tens of millions of dollars.”

The poll indicates Arizona voters don’t want that. The survey, conducted by research and communications firm Strategies 360, said 72 percent said invest that money in education.

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