Ward: State GOP backs tax hike for education. See more state education news here

| April 23, 2019

By Ben Giles •  Capitol Media Services • Arizona Capitol Times 

The state Republican Party has staked out a rare policy position by backing a tax hike – as long as GOP lawmakers don’t have to do it alone.

AZGOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward announced Monday evening her support for legislation that would increase a voter-approved 0.6-cent sales tax earmarked for education to a full penny.

This new tax hike, like the original tax, would also need to be approved by voters on the 2020 ballot.

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