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OKG Newsletter

Topic: tax

Caged heat

Funding for the OKC Zoo draws scrutiny from a city councilman.


Clifton Adcock
When Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid began talking about a re-examination of the city’s dedicated sales taxes during a City Council meeting last month, little did he know he was grabbing a tiger by the tail.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

All systems go?

OKC is not out any money, says City Manager Jim Couch, in an incomplete public safety project nearly six years behind schedule.


Clifton Adcock
Despite years-long delays on implementing police and municipal court electronic records systems, Oklahoma City Manager Jim Couch said the city is still on budget for the projects.
Monday, October 15, 2012

Time for middle-out economics


Gene Perry
In 2006, Gov. Brad Henry signed a tax cut that, in some ways, mirrored the cut approved this year under Gov. Mary Fallin. The top income tax rate was ratcheted down over several years, with a final reduction depending on a revenue trigger.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013