Opinion — Robb: The most important bill in Arizona this year actually might pass. Request to Speak

| February 21, 2018

By Robert Robb, The Republic • azcentral.com

The most important bill before the Arizona Legislature this session is attracting virtually no attention or notice.

That would be House Bill 2158, which would extend the education sales tax approved by voters in 2000, Proposition 301, beyond its expiration date in 2021.

There is a constitutional provision that requires tax increases to be approved with a two-thirds vote in both chambers of the Legislature. Because the status quo is that the tax goes away, retaining it legislatively requires a two-thirds vote.

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