Utah educators concerned about changes in tax laws

Utah educators concerned about changes in tax laws

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SALT LAKE CITY -- Some Utah educators say changes in tax laws have made it more difficult to fund the state's public schools.

The Utah Office of Legislative Research says changes in Utah's income taxes -- such as the flat tax and tax cuts in 2006 -- have led to $400 million less for Utah schools. The Salt Lake Tribune reports some educators are now grumbling about the lack of funding -- including Utah State Board of Education member Leslie Castle.

Castle says everyone is a victim of the legislature's choices.

The governor's spokesperson says the flat tax was appropriate at the time.

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