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Utah's Low Property Taxes -- A Political Minefield

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Utah Governor Gary Herbert speaks with KUER's Dan Bammes.

By Dan Bammes

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Salt Lake City, UT – Property taxes are much lower in Utah than many other states -- even neighboring states in the Mountain West. But voters have shown time and again that raising them is potential trouble for politicians. Even so, in a time of tight budgets, they may be the place elected officials look for new revenue. KUER's Dan Bammes reports.

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