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OKG Newsletter

Topic: tax

Truth and taxes

Letters to the Editor

B. Ellis
I recently read D.W. Tiffee’s letter (“Soak the rich,” Sept. 28, Gazette) responding to Mike Brake’s Sept. 14 letter (“Batchelder logic”) on taxing the “rich.”
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Counterpoint: Bad tax model


Kurt Hochenauer

For years, Republicans have touted the idea of eliminating the state income tax to create a better business climate, and they have at least a fair chance to start the process during the next legislative session.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Trimmed TIF

Planners are looking for savings on Project 180.


Clifton Adcock
A major downtown streetscape project is being reduced in scope because of revenue shortfalls in the funding plan and cost overruns, city officials said, dropping E.K. Gaylord Boulevard off the project list.
Friday, November 4, 2011

Paling project


Gazette staff
Apparently some Oklahoma City Council members thought city staff had some ’splainin’ to do, after a report of Project 180 given to them on Nov. 1 failed to mention the huge downtown streetscape redesign was running into financial issues.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Counterpoint: Scrapping tax won’t help economy


Mickey Hepner

Few public policy myths have been as persistent as the one that espouses the elimination of the state’s personal income tax as the key to enhancing Oklahoma’s economy. As a result, it appears that this myth is about to have its day.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012