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Arizona business leaders want big tax increase for teacher salaries, education. Please see related stories

| June 14, 2017
Arizona business leaders want big tax increase for teacher salaries, education. Please see related stories

Some of Arizona’s most influential business leaders have a plan to significantly boost education funding, and they’re not waiting for Gov. Doug Ducey and the Legislature to make it happen.

This week, they began a public campaign to convince fellow business leaders to raise the funds to put an expansion of Proposition 301 on the ballot — and sooner rather than later, although they haven’t disclosed exactly when they’d like to see it on the ballot.

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