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Real budget reform is finally starting to come to Utah. Instead of constantly raising taxes, its times to take a hard look at what taxpayers fund every year.
Meaningful reform to the tangible personal property tax was achieved via HB 231.
Earlier this week the Deseret News published an op-ed from the Sutherland Institute advocating some rather odd policies with regards to alcohol. Clothed in a cloak of “compromise” were the following proposals: Allow...
As the economy continues to become more service-oriented rather than goods-oriented, Utah needs to adapt by taxing services and reducing overall tax rates. The result could mean a net win for Utah taxpayers—something for which we...
Besides over-criminalization and a massive increase in the number of people who enter the criminal justice system, funding for public defenders has been a major problem.
If true demand for any of these recreation or entertainment activities actually exists, then private providers most often will respond if given the opportunity.
What happened here in Utah other than sending Mitt Romney to Washington and that Ben McAdams may have beat Mia Love?
Runaway healthcare costs are the gift that the federal government wants to keep on giving. The gift this year for consideration? Medicaid expansion, which is on your ballot in the form of Prop 3.
With steady tax increases in Utah, it's clear that the state doesn't have a revenue problem—it has a spending problem. Here's something that can help.
If more money is truly the goal, then let’s stop kicking the K-12 education gas can down the road. Question 1 merely perpetuates a problem—and it certainly isn’t a solution.