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Thousands gather on at the Oklahoma State Capitol for a Teacher's Rally, Monday, March 30, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Teacher pay remains at the forefront of citizens’ minds after the election

State leaders and local groups plan to continue to fight for teacher raises in Oklahoma.

Ward 5 Councilman David Greenwell, and Ward 6 Councilwoman Meg Salyer, listen to Curbside Chronicle editor, Rayna O'Connor, speak during the 12-2-15 Oklahoma City Council meeting.  (Mark Hancock)

Oklahoma City Council votes to form tax force focused on reform

Oklahoma City Council and others seek reforms and more transparency in Oklahoma tax laws.

Taxes got your goat?

In the months leading up to this session, two separate task forces recommended reducing Oklahoma’s personal income tax beginning this session, with the goal of ultimately scrapping the tax. The panels — Gov. Mary Fallin’s Task Force on Economic Development and Job Creation and the legislative Task Force on Comprehensive Tax Reform — differed in

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