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Election on Vouchers Could Come in November

Election on Vouchers Could Come in November



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- This is certain: Utah voters will cast ballots on the state's controversial voucher program. What's uncertain is just when they'll get to vote.

Gov. Jon Huntsman now says he's leaning toward November, instead of February. But he wants lawmakers to agree to pick up the costs incurred by local governments.

Huntsman and lawmakers created a program that would give $500 to $3,000 to families to send their kids to private school. But opponents turned in enough petition signatures to force a statewide election on the issue.

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Information from: Deseret Morning News, http://www.deseretnews.com

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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