Cox asks lawmakers for $186M to address homelessness, mental health crises

Posted on AllSides December 4th, 2023
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WEST VALLEY CITY — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox is asking lawmakers for more than $186 million to address homelessness and mental health, which he said will help fill "significant gaps in the system" that cause too many people to fall through. The governor announced the request as part of his proposed budget for fiscal year 2025, the rest of which will be released Tuesday. He spoke Monday morning at the Atherton Community Correctional Center in West Valley City, highlighting his request for $128 million for emergency shelter space, $30 million...

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