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.
News 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.
CFN 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.
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.