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Dear fellow Arizona Republican voters,

As lifelong Republicans, we the undersigned know that keeping Arizona’s prospective college graduates in Arizona can only help grow our state’s economy. Allowing all Arizona high school graduates to pay the same tuition rate at our state colleges and universities is an important step toward meeting critical workforce needs and would greatly benefit the state’s economy.

The overall spending power for all of Arizona’s DACA eligible population is over $617.9 Million. According to the latest research, earning a college degree by paying in-state tuition would boost the earnings of Arizona’s Dreamers by more than $28 million annually. More than 3,600 Arizona students would benefit from an in-state tuition policy every year.

The state budget review committee noted that Prop 308 would have ZERO impact on the state budget; that means Prop 308 will cost taxpayers nothing extra to do this and the state’s economy will benefit.

Prop 308 is the smart thing to do and it is also the right thing to do. Dreamers are Arizona kids, and they deserve the same opportunities as other Arizona students. This is their home. Let’s make sure our college-bound Dreamers, who meet the same requirements as their classmates, pay the same in-state tuition rate. It’s only fair.

That is why we urge our fellow Republicans to vote Yes on Prop 308.


Karrin Taylor Robson
John Giles, Mayor, Mesa
Rep. Rusty Bowers, Speaker, Arizona House of Representatives
David Adame, President & CEO Chicanos Por La Causa
Bob Worsley, former Arizona State Senator
Kirk Adams, former Speaker, Arizona House of Representatives
John Graham, Chairman & CEO Sunbelt Holdings
Monica Villalobos, President & CEO, Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Kathleen Graham

Heather Carter, former Arizona State Senator

Rep. Joel John, Member, Arizona House of Representatives

Michelle Udall, former Arizona State Representative

Rep. Joanne Osborne, Member, Arizona House of Representatives

Sen. Thomas Shope, Member, Arizona State Senate

Rep. David Cook, Member, Arizona House of Representatives

Sen. Tyler Pace, Member, Arizona State Senate

Sen. Paul Boyer, Member, Arizona State Senate

Tyler Montague, Chairman, Yes on 308

Julie Spillsbury, Mesa City Councilwoman

Carlos Alfaro, Arizona State Director, American Business Immigration Coalition

Joe Garcia, Executive Director, CPLC Action Fund

Wilford Anderson, former Mesa School Board President

Denny Barney, former Maricopa County Supervisor

Don Stapley, former Maricopa County Supervisor

Phil Francis, Retired CEO & Chairman, PetSmart

Juanita Francis

Bettina Nava, Owner at OH Strategic

Rick Romley, former Maricopa County Attorney

Jimmy Lindblom, Chairman, East Valley Partnership

Scott Smith, former Mayor, Mesa, AZ

Ryan Smith

Dave Richins, former Mesa City Councilmember

Lisa Hoberg, Republican Precinct Committeewoman and AZ mom

Scott Smith, Former Mesa, Arizona Mayor

Lydia Aranda, Chair, HSF Southern Arizona Advisory Council

Dave Richins

Reverend Royce Beasley

Jenny Richardson

Doug Lindblom

Jon Lindblom

Bruce Eddy

Jeff Dale

Chip Scutari, Small business owner, S+C Communications

Diana Markley

John Markley

Janae Cunningham, AZ Mom and Educator

Meredith Simpson


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