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This is a BAD IDEA that provides no guarantee the money will reach classrooms and students
The proposed amendment does not guarantee more money will reach students and classrooms or help increase teachers’ pay.
There is nothing to stop legislators from diverting existing education funds for other purposes and replacing them with the revenue generated by this new tax.
The legislature has a record of not using special funds for their intended purposes. Since 2011, legislators have diverted over $500 million from special and revolving funds to the General Fund.