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Senate panel OKs bill requiring big families to pay more for schools
Senate » Sponsor estimates measure, approved by a panel, would mean extra $267M for schools.

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"For a long time now there have been multiple efforts to address that inequity, but we as a Legislature, because of the politics involved related to the winners and losers list, have been unable or unwilling to fix that problem," Osmond said, referring to proposals in previous years that sought to redistribute money from wealthier districts to poorer ones.

Osmond’s bill passed the committee 5-1 despite complaints similar to those about Jones’ bill, that it would mean a tax increase.

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Both bills now head to the Senate floor.

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