Stories tagged: "Prop 208"


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Seeing Red: Bill Would Cut Voter-Approved Education Funds, School Supporters Say

“This is about the kids and making sure that they have the brightest future possible.” The teacher’s group that spearheaded Proposition 208, which increases some taxes to hire teachers and bolster teacher salaries, this week returned to the political battlefield to fight a bill it says undermines the will of Arizona voters in November. Education...

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Five Things to Expect From the Arizona Legislature This Year

Republicans have rejected calls to raise the state's unemployment benefits above $240 per week while demanding COVID liability protection for businesses.

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Progressive Policies Just Won Big in Arizona

The legalization of recreational marijuana and a wealth tax to fund education proved to be overwhelmingly popular with Arizona voters.

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You Don’t Have to Go Through Election Night Alone. Find Your Squad With These Livestreams.

Watch the votes tally with others at a virtual election night party, or take a break from politics with an alternative event like a cocktail demo.

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How to Use Your Vote to Fight for Arizona’s Students

If passed, Prop 207 and Prop 208 are estimated to bring in "hundreds of millions" of extra funding dollars to K-12 schools and community colleges.

PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 04: Kevin Miller exits after voting during Arizona's primary election at Burton Barr Central Library on August 4, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. Larger venues have been catered to allow for social distancing as adjustments are made in light of the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images)
Northern Arizona Voters: Here’s What’s on Your Ballot, and Where You Can Vote

Here are the down-ballot elections voters in LD6 can expect to find on their ballot for the Nov. 3 election, along with a list of voting centers and ballot drop-off locations

PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 04: Kevin Miller exits after voting during Arizona's primary election at Burton Barr Central Library on August 4, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. Larger venues have been catered to allow for social distancing as adjustments are made in light of the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images)
Voters in the East Valley: Here’s What’s on Your Ballot, and Where You Can Vote

Here are the down-ballot elections voters in LD17 can expect to find on their ballot for the Nov. 3 election, along with a list of voting centers and ballot drop-off locations