PHOENIX (AP) — A judge on Friday blocked an initiative that would have raised taxes on the wealthy in Arizona to help boost education funding, agreeing with opponents that the 100-word summary on petitions that more than 400,000 voters signed to qualify it for the November ballot was incomplete.

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Christopher Coury also found that a bonus system the petition company used to award some circulators violated a law that bans paying them per signature. But he declined to remove all petitions gathered by the company, instead ruling some were invalid but not enough to block the measure. 

The ruling is a huge blow to proponents of the Invest in Education Act, who saw it as a way to pump about

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