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Monday, January 16: 2006 Legislative Session

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – January 16th is the first day of Utah's 2006 Legislative Session. Along with issues like increasing the state minimum wage, labeling evolution a theory and construction of water projects, legislators will have to decide what to do with a one billion dollar budget surplus. Doug Fabrizio is joined by Rebecca Walsh and Dan Harrie of the Salt Lake Tribune, Ken Verdoia of KUED and University of Utah Political Science Professor Matthew Burbank for a look at the upcoming agenda.

The State Surplus: Your Money, Your Choice
Here's the chance for your voice to be heard by legislators and the governor. The Salt Lake Tribune, KUER radio and KUED television have teamed up to create The State Surplus: Your Money, Your Choice. It's a quick-and-easy online menu of how you think the state surplus -- your tax dollars -- should be used. After you make your choices, we'll send them on to legislative leaders and the governor.

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