Utah governor praises lower corporate rates in GOP tax plan

December 12, 2017 GMT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s governor is coming out in support of a tax overhaul plan from congressional Republicans.

The White House released a statement Tuesday including comments from Gov. Gary Herbert praising Republicans’ efforts to lower tax rates for corporations.

The Republican governor said there are important differences to be ironed out tax plan but said it’s imperative to create the right conditions to attract businesses to the United States.

The administration also released supportive comments from about two dozen other Republican governors.

House and Senate negotiators are rushing to finalize the Republican tax legislation for a vote next week, to deliver the promised measure to President Donald Trump before Christmas.