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Commentary A cut to Utah income taxes is a cut to education funding

Mar 03, 2019 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Utah lawmakers are discussing a massive multi-million dollar cut to the state’s education fund.

If that doesn’t have you worried, it should.

Utah educators have endured largely stagnant wages and bursting class sizes for years, particularly during the Great Recession. Though that economic dip has long since corrected, Utah education never recovered and we remain firmly committed to our last place in the nation for per pupil spending. In fact, the recent Voices for Utah’s Childr...