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Your pocketbook just got a little bit lighter. A 1-cent increase in Arizona's sales tax goes into effect on Tuesday. The three-year bump was approved last month when Proposition 100 passed with 64 percent of the vote. Read more»

Children hold signs supporting the temporary one-cent sales tax increase, which will benefit education, on Monday.

Proposition 100 was approved by a statewide landslide. With 99 percent of polls reporting, 64 percent favored the temporary three-year hike in the sales tax to fund education, health and public safety programs. Read more» 1

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Sunnyside basketball coach Delano Price, also a Pima County Sports Hall of Fame inductee, speaks out in support of Prop. 100 on Friday outside of Hi Corbett Field.

Pima Community College’s first Athletic Director Larry Toledo spoke out with four other former athletes at Hi Corbett Field in support of Proposition 100 on Friday. Read more»

New federal legislation that cuts “middle-man” private banks out of financial aid will save the federal government a projected $68 billion – much of which will be directed to shore up Pell grants for students. Read more»

If you're inclined to vote in the May 18 special election on the proposed sales tax, make sure you're registered by midnight Monday. Read more» 2