Bernick and Schott on Politics: The Top-10 Utah Political News Stories of 2016 – #4

Bernick and Schott on PoliticsA group of prominent Utah business leaders says they want to put a proposed income tax increase for public schools on the ballot, bypassing the legislature.

The increase would raise an estimated $750 million per year for Utah’s underfunded public schools.

Lawmakers say they want to find other ways to improve education before resorting to a tax hike.

The “Our Schools Now” effort is our #4 Utah political story from the past year.

Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott continue our annual countdown.