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Legislature Opens to Budget Woes

Utah's 58th Legislature convenes
Jenny Brundin
Utah's 58th Legislature convenes

By Jenny Brundin

Salt Lake City, UT – The 2009 General Session of the Utah Legislature opened on Capitol Hill yesterday.
During the 45-day general session - lawmakers face the prospect of a $450 million dollar shortfall as they put together next fiscal year's budget. And they could cut as much as 7 and a half percent from the rest of this year's budget. Lawmakers are calling upon the public for innovative ideas in solving the state's budget woes. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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