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Mary Miller, Colleen Basam Taylor and Carolyn Wavrin stand in Harmons to collect signatures for a petition against tax reform. (Photo by Hailey Danielson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Barron: Referendum Efforts Send a Signal to State Representatives

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer February 2, 2020

  Last December, Governor Gary Herbert called a special legislative session to debate massive reform to Utah’s tax system. The proposed bill would have hiked the sales tax on groceries from...

Aisles at Harmons grocery store. (Photo by Hailey Danielson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Referendum Against Controversial Tax Bill Hopes to Succeed

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief January 22, 2020

  Utah citizens against the 2019 tax bill S.B.-2001 are racing to collect the number of signatures needed to pass the referendum to vote for or against the bill in the November election, instead...

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Opposition to New Utah Tax Bill Starts Up a New Grassroots Movement

By Natalie Colby, Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2020

  Local citizens are collecting signatures to get the recent tax reform bill on the ballot for the November 2020 election.  Krista Palmer, executive director of the Utah Tax Reform Coalition,...

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Taste of Summer Brings Together Local Utah Vendors

By Christopher Payne, Assistant Arts Editor August 23, 2019

  This article was published in print on Aug. 5, 2019. Ice cream, chocolate, gelato, churros, cupcakes, honey, barbecue and salsa all came together during the Taste of Summer food festival on...