Utah voters to weigh in on gas tax increase to fund education

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Salt Lake City, Utah- (News4Utah) – Utah voters will help guide the legislature on a possible new source of funding for education.

Question 1 asks voters if they support a 10 cent increase to the gas tax. It would raise an estimated $100,000,000. 

State School Board Member Spencer Stokes and Heather Williamson with American’s for Prosperity Utah debate the merits of the non-binding question. 

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