TUSCON, AZ, OCTOBER 16, 2017 – Proposition 204 proposes to raise the sales tax in the city of Tucson by half a penny. The money would fund scholarships for up to 8,000 children living in the Tucson city limits for “high-quality” preschool.
“They graduate from high school at a much higher level. They begin and complete four-year colleges at a much higher level, they earn higher salaries, they are much less likely to be connected to the criminal justice system. They are less likely to be on public welfare,” said Penelope Jacks with Strong Start Tucson. Read more.