2013 Legislature: Testimony in favor of SCR 7 — reducing dependence on federal funds

Testimony given by Stan Rasmussen Friday in support of Sen. Aaron Osmond’s Concurrent Resolution to Reduce Utah’s Dependence on Federal Funds (SCR 7) before the Senate Government Operations Committee:

Thank you, Madam Chair, and good morning, Senators. I am Stan Rasmussen, Sutherland Institute director of public affairs.

It is universally recognized that federal funds comprise a significant portion of state and local budgets in Utah. And, as has been discussed, the federal government is both insolvent and continuing the behaviors that have produced the insolvency.

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