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Lawmaker shelves tuition tax credit bill

Lawmaker shelves tuition tax credit bill

By Lisa Schencker
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Feb 17, 2012 01:16PM MDT

A Republican lawmaker has decided to shelve a controversial bill that aims to create tuition tax credits to help struggling and low-income students attend private schools.
In recent months, many of the bill’s opponents have labeled it another school voucher piece of legislation. Bill sponsor Sen. Howard Stephenson, R-Draper, said that confusion was part of the reason he decided to ask the Senate Education Committee to instead pass a new version of the bill, promising only to study the issue of h...

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