Letters to the Editor D.W. Tiffee
I see that Brandon Dutcher (Commentary, “Counterpoint: A matter of perspective,” Jan. 5, Gazette) is gloating over the prospects for further cuts in Oklahoma spending, which is already third to last in the nation.
Letters to the Editor Jay Hanas
A March 10 article in the city’s daily newspaper detailing Sens. Tom
Coburn and Jim Inhofe slamming the tax credits given for ethanol
production to be used in gasoline (“Coburn wants to cut tax breaks on
ethanol”) was predictable.
Letters to the Editor Steven Goldman
Insightful legislative reporting by Clifton Adcock (“Triple R,” April 13, Gazette) led to reading Senate Bill 969, which should be titled “Public tax credits for private school grants.”
Next fiscal year’s city budget might provide for the restoration of public safety positions.
News Clifton Adcock
The city is hoping to restore several police, fire and other city
positions and services in the municipal budget set to be presented to
the Oklahoma City Council at its Tuesday meeting.
The word “irresponsible” to describe the pending income tax cut on Jan. 1, 2012, is probably an understatement.
Commentary Kurt Hochenauer
Oklahoma college students should expect another increase in tuition
costs this fall, in part, because the state Legislature will probably
not stop what University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren has called
an “irresponsible” tax cut.