[Note to BfAZ readers: This is my op-ed piece in today’s AZ Republic. If you’re interested in the subject, my IPS colleague, Sam Pizzigati, and I cover it in greater depth at Inequality.org]

Arizona teachers will get well-deserved raises under Proposition 208, the initiative that increases taxes on the 50,000 or so highest-income earners in our state and uses the resulting revenue to fund increased teacher pay.

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But did you know that because of an inequitable change to the federal tax treatment of state and local tax payments – or SALT, for short – Proposition 208 also benefits Texans?

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