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Ron sums it up nicely!

Sen. Ron Gould, R-Lake Havasu City, said the issue goes beyond fairness. He said the current system allows school officials to hike taxes without provoking an outcry because homeowners bear only a part of the burden.

"If you believe in local control, the closer that you put the taxation, the closer to the spenders of those tax dollars that the collectors and the spenders are together, the better off it is for people, rather than having the state collect the money and then reimburse it in…

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Added by NLZ on August 25, 2010 at 9:41am — No Comments

Redirect your Arizona State Tax Dollars

One way you can do something about this today to decrease their funding is to redirect your Arizona state income tax dollars to the school + charity of your choosing. These charter/religious schools are not unionized and produce successful students because their focus is on the student. Their product is tied to their income, so they have to be accountable!

aztax.credit.org

Catholic Charities

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Added by NLZ on July 21, 2010 at 9:09am — No Comments

A couple of thoughts!



1) What can be done to prevent special elections (single issue only) on school taxes?
Kyrene had a vote this past March in which the issue was hyped in the schools threatening class size and educational cuts etc. etc. if the tax increase was not extended (for 6 more years!). They scheduled this vote during the school year when they had a captive audience to scare and drum up the support among the parents. Special elections (single issue only) tend to have a very low voter…
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Added by NLZ on June 26, 2010 at 12:41pm — No Comments

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