Jeff Moss: Amendment B represents good policy, would be a win for schools

I would like to voice my support for an important measure that will be on the ballot in the November election. Utah Constitutional Amendment B represents a small change that would make a big difference to our public schools. As you may know, the State of Utah invests a $2.15 billion permanent State School Fund, comprised of the profits earned on the 3.5 million acres of school trust lands. Amendment B would modernize and update the distribution formula on that permanent school fund. It would increase the amount of money…

Learn about the 2016 Utah Constitution amendments

Another election, another round of statewide constitutional amendment questions! There’re three Constitutional Amendments in Utah for 2016 on your ballot. Here’s a quick TL;DR of each of them so you can figure out how you want to vote. Constitutional Amendment A This is a very minor adjustment to the oath of office to clarify that “this State” means Utah. It should be fairly obvious in context (I mean, what other state constitution are you going to be talking about during an oath of office in Utah?), but it never hurts to…