If we raise new revenue through a sales tax, income tax, modifications to oil and gas taxes, or other revenue measure, we should use the new revenue to: (1 being highest to 4 being lowest)
Pay for public education: teachers, schools, and training (weighted average: 1.62)
Pay for public safety: police, troopers, and prosecutors (weighted average: 2.11)
Pay for infrastructure projects: roads, airports, and ports (weighted average: 2.23)
Increase the dividend payment and help pay for dividends (weighted average: 3.06)*
*72% chose increasing the dividend payment as their last choice for using any new revenue.