After failing to agree on a state income tax earlier this week, state legislators resolved the stalemate by voting in a penny-per-dollar increase in the state sales tax. This will take effect July 15 and provide much of the revenue needed to erase the current budget deficit. In addition, there will be an increase in the ''sin tax'' on alcohol and tobacco products.
Budget Resolved, UT To Reopen
Sources at UT say they expect the school to reopen on Monday after a brief shutdown. This will affect hundreds of employees and also give an estimated 20-30 Vol football players a chance to solidify their academic eligiblility by attending the second session of summer school. Without summer school, some of these players almost certainly would've been ineligible this fall.
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