When It Comes To Education Spending, Does Arizona Have The Right Idea?

| June 9, 2015

By Joe Scoenmann • KNPR

The Washington Post last week put it this way“cactuses and Republicans are native to both Nevada and Arizona, but this year, that’s pretty much where the comparison ends.”

The point of the story was that while Nevada just increased taxes to the tune of $1.1 billion, Arizona is slashing them.

Arizona has cut so much that its governor, Republican Doug Ducey, announced Thursday he wants to dip into the state’s trust fund to boost K-12 education, while Nevada’s tax increase is specifically to help fund its schools.

Hank Stephenson is a reporter for Arizona Capitol Times he told KNPR’s State of Nevada Gov. Ducey ran on a platform of no new tax increases, however, people are not happy about the state of the state’s schools.

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