A BALLOT INITIATIVE CAMPAIGN
By Reclaim Idaho
Reclaim Idaho has filed an initiative to invest $170 million in K-12 education. During the past 20 years, Idaho politicians have underfunded K-12 education year after year while continuing to give away tax breaks to corporations and the wealthy. It’s time to reverse this trend and start investing in our kids again.
Our initiative would do just that: It would restore Idaho’s corporate tax rate to 8% and increase the marginal tax rate on those making over $250,000 per year, and it would dedicate all new revenue to meeting the most urgent needs of our students.
We’ve all seen the costs of Idaho’s failure to invest in education: outdated and torn-up textbooks; overcrowded classrooms; underfunded special education; unfunded kindergarten; cuts to career-technical training; poverty wages for support staff; qualified teachers leaving the state in droves because Idaho will not pay competitive salaries.
It’s time to invest in Idaho, and to give voters a chance to declare that they’d rather invest in our kids than give tax breaks to corporations and the wealthy.
This won’t be easy. It will take the commitment of teachers, parents, students, and education supporters in every town and region. It will take a movement bigger than any we’ve yet seen.
But make no mistake, we can win. And with enough support, we will win.
Sign up now to volunteer for Reclaim Idaho's STATEWIDE DAY OF ACTION on November 5th and let's build unstoppable momentum for the initiative to invest $170 million in Idaho schools.
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