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Behind the Headlines: Massive tax reform proposal rankles teachers, anti-poverty advocates

(Trent Nelson | Tribune file photo) Men line up for beds at The Road Home shelter in Salt Lake City on Jan. 23, 2019.

A massive tax reform proposal by state lawmakers draws fire from teachers and advocates against poverty. State and local leaders say they’ll consider keeping the downtown homeless shelter open through the winter to address a long-predicted shortfall in beds. And poll monitors in San Juan County report irregularities in the early voting process, including potential electioneering.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Zak Podmore, Bethany Rodgers and Taylor Stevens, and columnist Robert Gehrke join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories. Every Friday at 9 a.m., stream “Behind the Headlines” at kcpw.org, or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast. Join the live conversation by calling (801) 355-TALK..

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