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Ricochet’s Jon Gabriel put together this infographic illustrating the extreme state of America’s finances, brought to you by a bipartisan coalition of fast-spending Republicans and Democrats: A sobering infographic, to be sure, but it pales in comparison to this … Continue reading
Want to minimize the negative impact of spending cuts on public schools, law enforcement and other government services during hard economic times – while also keeping state spending under control during times of prosperity? In the video report below, … Continue reading
On Friday we wrote about not trying to “keep up with the Joneses” in regard to public education spending. Today I’ll make a few more observations about recently released spending data. A story from the Salt Lake Tribune recently … Continue reading
Trying to keep up with the Joneses can be damaging to one’s home environment – and to a state. Oft-expressed concerns about Utah’s public education funding highlight what I mean. According to a new Utah Foundation report, Utah continues … Continue reading
With a $313 million structural imbalance in the Utah budget, state lawmakers are considering multiple options for cuts – and regardless of which option the Legislature chooses, some agencies are going to hurt. “There’s going to be people impacted and … Continue reading