Referendum to Raise Miami-Dade Teachers’ Salaries Overwhelmingly Passes

Miami-Dade voters on Tuesday night overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure that would increase homeowners’ property tax to give pay raises to teachers and bolster school security.

Referendum 362, which passed with 71 percent of voters’ approval, would raise the average Miami-Dade homeowner’s tax bill by about $142 per year, raising $232 million per year for the next four years.

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