Support for Possible Funding Sources for Public Education (February 2019)

Support for Possible Funding Sources for Public Education (February 2019)

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categoryShould Consider
Legalize/tax marijuana60%
"Rainy Day Fund"58%
Increase alcoholic beverage tax57%
Reduce tax exemptions for business48%
Increase the motor fuel tax17%
Create a statewide income tax16%
Increase the state sales tax16%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Legalize/tax marijuana79%60%43%
"Rainy Day Fund"71%45%50%
Increase alcoholic beverage tax65%45%52%
Reduce tax exemptions for business61%54%37%
Increase the motor fuel tax26%13%11%
Create a statewide income tax28%11%6%
Increase the state sales tax21%14%12%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Legalize/tax marijuana88%58%41%
"Rainy Day Fund"73%59%48%
Increase alcoholic beverage tax65%56%53%
Reduce tax exemptions for business64%50%37%
Increase the motor fuel tax31%14%10%
Create a statewide income tax28%17%7%
Increase the state sales tax21%20%12%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Legalize/tax marijuana and tax it60%62%62%
"Rainy Day Fund"59%58%60%
Increase alcoholic beverage tax58%55%60%
Reduce tax exemptions for business49%52%48%
Increase the motor fuel tax20%17%12%
Create a statewide income tax13%23%20%
Increase the state sales tax17%20%15%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Legalize/tax marijuana62%61%54%
"Rainy Day Fund"58%57%60%
Increase alcoholic beverage tax61%54%60%
Reduce tax exemptions for business54%48%40%
Increase the motor fuel tax25%15%12%
Create a statewide income tax23%13%13%
Increase the state sales tax20%14%16%

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