Ogden Teachers Rally for Collective Bargaining

Ogden Teachers Rally for Collective Bargaining

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Deseret News/KSL - TV Opinion Poll

Dan Jones and Associates conducted this poll of 413 Utah residents between Jan. 15-17 and this was the result:

Question: How would you prefer the budget shortfalls handled?

  • Make the cuts by laying off state employees and cutting programs - 11%
  • Raise taxes to make up lost revenue and keep programs whole to avoid layoffs - 7%
  • A combination of tax increases, program reductions and employee layoffs - 40%
  • Using existing state savings, bonding, or other short-term fixes - 33%
  • other - 7%
  • Don't know - 2%

More survey info tomorrow: "What does the survey say should be prioritized?"