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OKG Newsletter


Topic: tax

Uhhhh, might he be right this time?


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Gazette staff
For all intents and purposes, sports are big (like, really big) businesses. Both collegiate and professional sports routinely rake in billions of dollars each year, yet, for whatever reason, these organizations were deemed untouchable — something the feds ought to keep their dirty little hands off of, no matter how high the dollar amounts.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

‘It’s a fairness issue’

A 9-year legal struggle involving LGBT rights might finally come to a conclusion


News

Greg Horton
Gay Phillips and Sue Barton have been a couple for 29 years. For the past nine, they’ve been fighting the state of Oklahoma to recognize their marriage. They joined a federal lawsuit filed by Tulsans Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin in 2004 after state voters passed a same-sex marriage ban.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

United States of shame report


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Gazette staff
We’re No. 1! Oklahoma ranks highest in the United States for female incarceration rates, according to a study released this week from policymic.com.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Hunkered down

Parents who lost children in May 20 tornadoes are fighting mad about what they feel are attempts to sabotage their attempt to get storm shelters built in schools.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Attorney General Scott Pruitt are trying to sabotage a citizen-led effort to place storm shelters in every public school, say two mothers whose children perished in the May 20 tornado.
 
Friday, October 18, 2013

Taxing debate

Tax collection revenue, the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum and the Marketplace Fairness Act top the list of legislative priorities.


News

Tim Farley
Sales tax revenue is the largest source of income for any city in Oklahoma, and the money pot could get bigger if new legislation is passed next year.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Hmm ... more corporate tax breaks?


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma’s tax system won’t be nearly as business-friendly as most other states in the nation during 2014, according to a report from the Washington, D.C.- based Tax Foundation.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Joe Gatz
So Oklahoma House Representative Dan Fisher has a problem with OKC Theatre Company’s production of The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told (Performing Arts, “Questionably Fabulous,” Nov. 13, Oklahoma Gazette)? Or is it Senior Pastor Dan Fisher?
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

That’s a lot of money


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma’s Ethics Commission didn’t do itself or the public any good when it gave lobbyists more influence over state lawmakers and their votes.
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Another convention center?

A petition has been filed to halt funding the MAPS 3 convention center in downtown Oklahoma City, which would cost an estimated $250 million.


News

Tim Farley
A citizens group led by Oklahoma City’s Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid plans to ask voters to prevent the construction of the MAPS 3 downtown convention center.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Shelter petition group files suit against governor


News

Tim Farley
Advocacy group Take Shelter Oklahoma filed a lawsuit Monday demanding Gov. Mary Fallin release emails related to an initiative petition that could place storm shelters in all public schools.
 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
 
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