Utah County lawmakers favor conservatism over UEA

(Daily Herald)

The latest report cards from special interest groups ranking Utah’s Legislature show that Utah County’s delegation at the state capitol favors conservative principles more than the top priorities of Utah’s leading education lobbying group.

In two separate ranking reports, legislators from Utah County scored an average of 81 percent on conservative think tank Sutherland Institute’s report card, while the county’s lawmakers only averaged about 40 percent with the positions favored by the Utah Education Association.

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