The premise is, if you make more, you should pay more. The chief sponsor of the bill claimed earlier Tuesday, he had the votes, but the Senate didn't take it up before adjourning. Still, the issue is getting support from a lot of people who say they're in the low-to-moderate income bracket and often struggle to make ends meet.
May 4 is the deadline for constitutional amendments to get on the ballot. That bill needed to pass out of the Senate Tuesday in order to get it moving forward.
There are other amendments which will be on the ballot this fall including a measure about crime victims' rights and a plan discouraging voter suppression. Plus, a gubernatorial candidate is expected to present signatures Wednesday to get a term limits amendment on the ballot.
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