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August 2017 Interim Session Update: What to do about property taxes??

Property Tax Working Group, Utah Tax Review Commission – 8/22/17 When somebody says “fun legislative committee meeting,” what’s the first thought that pops into your head?? Well, obviously Property Tax Reform!!! During August’s Interim Session, the legislature met to discuss property taxes as part of its broader review of Utah’s tax system. Miraculously, I managed

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GOP pleased over Trump budget blueprint

Source: Newburgh Circle Student loan programs for the poor will be eliminated. Veteran GOP Rep. Harold Rogers, who represents a poor district in eastern Kentucky, says, “These cuts that are being proposed are draconian”. These would include USD193 billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), $21 billion from Temporary Assistance for Needy

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Trump budget proposal cuts programs used by hundreds of thousands in Utah

Source: Fox 13 President Donald Trump’s first budget unveiled Tuesday proposes steep cuts to social safety net programs used by hundreds of thousands of Utahns, according to critics. Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, presented the plan differently, saying they will simply not raise the budget for many of the

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Senators Hatch and Schumer Unfriend Facebook Co-Founder, Eduardo Saverin

Senators Hatch and Schumer have both demonstrated an absurd need to politicize the renunciation of U.S. citizenship by Eduardo Saverin, a co-founder of Facebook. In case you missed it, Saverin renounced his U.S. citizenship to take up citizenship in Singapore. He did so sometime last year. Both Hatch and Schumer seem to have the need

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