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Tribal stances on gaming-fee increase contrast with past tax-increase position

  Ray Carter, OCPA Center for Independent Journalism   In 2018, officials with the Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, and Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma were among those endorsing the “Step Up Oklahoma” plan, which ultimately resulted in legislation that sought nearly $600 million in annual tax increases, including increased taxes on Oklahoma drivers’ purchases […]

House Democrats partner with Republican Auditor & Inspector on bipartisan revenue package

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma House Democrats have partnered with state Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones to create a revenue package to help end the state’s current budget crisis and provide teachers and state employees with a pay raise. “One of the primary issues we had with the Step Up Oklahoma plan was that […]

Tax Foundation critiques “Step Up Oklahoma” tax plan

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – The Tax Foundation, a well-known nonprofit that studies fiscal policy across the United States, has issued a critical analysis of the combination of tax changes and tax increases advanced over the past two weeks by Step Up Oklahoma. The foundation said the envisioned changes would make the state tax […]

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