PHOENIX — As David Garcia makes his final pitch to voters, an economist is out today with a new report detailing the disastrous effects Garcia’s economic plan would have on Arizona’s economy.
The report from Rounds Consulting Group looked at just three of Garcia’s economic proposals – socialized health care, free college, and a new tax on middle-class families and small business owners.
The report found the policies, taken together, would cost Arizona hundreds of thousands of jobs and billions to enact, while even implementing one or two would cause “irreparable economic and fiscal harm.”
“David Garcia wouldn’t just be bad for Arizona’s economy, he would be a disaster,” said AZGOP Chairman Jonathan Lines. “This report shows his extreme policies—plucked right from Bernie Sanders’ Socialist playbook—would lead Arizona off a cliff worse than the great recession. As we get closer to Election Day, it becomes clearer by the day that Garcia is wrong for Arizona.”