State Budgets: Utah Cuts Spending, Hopes for Stimulus Money
December 26, 2008
Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr. (R) has pushed a $1 billion reduction in spending from the $10.6 billion state budget. Huntsman set a 7 percent budget reduction goal, to be met with layoffs, a 3-4 percent cut in education spending, cutting $4.7 million from a $12 million tourism-promotion budget, and even not filling judicial vacancies. Huntsman is also pushing for $14 billion in federal stimulus funding for various projects.
More on Utah here.
Was this page helpful to you?
The Tax Foundation works hard to provide insightful tax policy analysis. Our work depends on support from members of the public like you. Would you consider contributing to our work?Contribute to the Tax Foundation
Let us know how we can better serve you!
We work hard to make our analysis as useful as possible. Would you consider telling us more about how we can do better?Give Us Feedback