Rep. Steven Johnson
Capitol View

The first full week after the break saw more bills moving and key discussions taking shape. The education funding question continued in both the related budget and tax committees. There is much anticipation of the education cost study soon to be released.

The tax committee heard a bill that would increase property tax by the $659.9 million requested by the state board of education over three years. It takes just over an 18 mill increase to raise that amount.

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