If the Legislature doesn't stop it, election funding will become the newest way for corporations and wealthy donors to wield influence, said Sen. J.D. Mesnard, a Chandler Republican.
Arizona Legislature votes to outlaw private election grants
Most owners who earn enough to be affected by Proposition 208 worked for years with minimal profits before the business was profitable enough to trigger the surcharge, Mesnard said.
Arizona panel advances measure cutting Proposition 208 taxes