Home / Featured News / The Breakdown: Taxes for everyone

The Breakdown: Taxes for everyone

Jar for coinsInvest In Ed was thrown off the ballot in 2018, but now it’s coming back and educating groups want to increase the sales tax to help pay for schools — even though the group previously opposed a regressive tax. And this time they want to make the ballot in a different way.

And local elections this week brought more money for lots of schools, no raises for broke politicians and a refusal from Tucson voters to make their city a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants.

Don’t forget to subscribe to The Breakdown on iTunes and Stitcher.


Music in this episode included “Creative Minds,” “Funky Element” and “Energy” by Bensound.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




Check Also

Maricopa County elections official Deborah Atkins hangs "vote" signs outside a polling station prior to it's opening, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Panel OKs bill to require warning about Voter Protection Act (access required)

As advocacy groups gather signatures for far-reaching ballot initiatives on everything from criminal justice to marijuana legalization to voting rights, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 23 endorsed a bill that opponents warned could confuse voters instead of informing them.