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OKG Newsletter


Topic: david blatt

Point: Slow down on ODOT funding


Commentary

David Blatt
The past four years have put severe constraints on the state budget. Many state agencies have absorbed funding cuts of more than 20 percent, and most have been forced to cut staff while eliminating programs and services.
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Wait for it

Oklahoma’s delay in creating a health care exchange likely means it will be established by the feds.


News

Shelly Hickman
State leaders might have lost what some said was a high-stakes gamble when the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate to purchase health insurance. As a result, a health care exchange required under the ACA will have to be established for Oklahoma, which some observers say means it is likely the federal government will be the entity creating it.
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

A taxing question

Would passage of SQ 766 be a tax cut or a tax hike? Depends on who you ask.


News

C.G. Niebank
Those on both sides of State Question 766, which would limit taxes on intangible property such as software applications, say its fate could have dire consequences statewide.
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Health insurance? Fooey!


CFN

Gazette staff
Why does the standoff between Gov. Mary Fallin and the Affordable Care Act remind us of the battle between Sylvester and Tweety Bird?
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
 
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