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Pro-Gun Tax Relief Bill Up for Reconsideration in Arizona!

Monday, April 5, 2010

Arizona has a unique opportunity to host one of the world's most important shotgun shooting competitions and become a winter training center for the U.S. Olympic shooting team. House Bill 2526 would provide much needed tax relief to the Tucson Trap and Skeet Club, so that they will have the financial means to be considered for these important opportunities. Unfortunately when HB2526 was up for a vote on the AZ House floor last week it was defeated, but thanks to State Representative Jim Weiers (R-12), HB2526 will be reconsidered early this week.

The Tucson Trap and Skeet Club located just outside of Tucson is under consideration to host the 2012 Shotgun World Cup and to become the winter training center for the U.S. Olympic shotgun team. In order to meet the criteria, the club must make some significant improvements to the range and purchase the adjoining property. Once these improvements are made the club will have an increased tax burden that will likely triple the current property taxes they pay. HB2526 will exempt the club from having to pay this crippling burden.

HB2526 is up for an important reconsideration vote in the Arizona House of Representatives and we need you to call your representative and ask them to vote YES on HB2526.  Contact information can be found here.

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