Commentary Greg Treat
The American Indian Cultural Center & Museum will be a welcome
addition to our state’s cultural landscape. It will stand as a testament
to the central importance of American Indian heritage in Oklahoma’s
unique history. It will speak to who we have been and what our future
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.
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.