Voters Challenge Arizona Income Tax Cuts With Bid for the Ballot

Sept. 29, 2021, 12:26 AM

Arizona education groups submitted hundreds of thousands of signatures to election officials on Tuesday in hopes of asking voters next year to overturn tax cuts they say will benefit the wealthy and rob the state of needed revenue.

The battle between Republican lawmakers and a coalition of advocacy groups known as Invest in Arizona started when voters in 2020 approved Prop. 208, an income tax increase on high earners to fund education. Legislators who opposed the measure sued to overturn it and passed three tax laws that dampen its impact.

Advocacy groups want to return to the ballot in 2022 ...

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