HSTA renews push for new tax surcharges to fund schools
By Nanea Kalani firstname.lastname@example.org
Jan. 28, 2018
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Last session, HSTA floated a pair of bills. One sought a proposed constitutional amendment to ask voters whether the state should be allowed to tap into property taxes to fund education. The other measure sought specific tax surcharges on residential investment properties and a daily surcharge on visitor accommodations — with various thresholds, rates and exemptions — and detailed how the generated funds could be spent.