BREAKING: Over a Quarter of Utahns Would See a Tax Increase Under Republicans’ Plan

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BREAKING: OVER A QUARTER OF UTAHNS WOULD SEE A TAX INCREASE UNDER REPUBLICANS’ PLAN

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, March 9, 2022 — According to new data released this week, Republicans’ economic agenda – which they have promised to pass if successful in this year’s midterm elections – would raise taxes on over a quarter of Utahns.

This revelation comes as Senator Ron Johnson confirmed Monday that Republicans plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act if they take control of Congress and the White House. This means that over 100 million Americans with preexisting conditions could lose their insurance protections, Americans with private insurance could see their premiums skyrocket, women could be charged more for their insurance, and an estimated 21 million Americans could lose their health insurance completely.  

Republicans have finally come clean about their economic agenda, and it is a disaster for families and working people across Utah. While Democrats are laser-focused on lowering costs for Americans, Republicans would raise taxes on over a quarter of Utahns, hike up insurance premiums, and end protections for people with preexisting conditions,” said Utah Democratic Party Chair Diane Lewis.

This just proves further what we already knew: the Republican agenda is reckless and harmful to working families. That is why it is more important than ever that Democrats defend our majorities in November so that they can continue working to protect American families.

 

The Utah Democratic Party is the face and voice of Democrats in the State of Utah. We believe that Utahns deserve strong, competent leadership that puts the people and democracy first. 

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