Arizona Lawmakers Considering Sending 1 Cent Sales Tax For Education To Voters

Published: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 9:20am
Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 8:31am
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A compromise appears to be emerging at the Arizona Capitol regarding a plan to increase state sales taxes to get more money to public education.

There are separate proposals to boost the current six-tenths of a cent sales tax to a full penny, but those measures have generally allocated that new money in different ways.

Now, three lawmakers — all Republicans — have come to an agreement on a single plan to put before voters next fall.

To talk through this, Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services joined The Show.

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