No New Oklahoma Taxes, a group that wants the state to examine its spending more closely, formed five days after the Step Up Oklahoma plan was revealed.
Some of Oklahoma’s most influential people have banded together to form Step Up Oklahoma and fix the budget shortfall.
The MAPS 3 tax is anticipated to sunset with a $28.5 million surplus.
Without a state budget solution, funding cuts pose challenges for mental health consumers, their families and local agencies.
Some prominent former political figures have an opinion on how lawmakers should be spending the special session.
Oklahoma City voters set a course for infrastructure development over the next decade with the passage of two sales tax initiatives and a bond issue.
Tuesday, OKC votes on Mayor Cornett’s plan for the city’s future. The ballot includes a $967.4 million bond referendum as well as two sales tax propositions to address safety and streets.
Americans take more antidepressants than any other country in this world, yet we don’t have a health care system that works.
Next month, Airbnb will start collecting a 4.5 percent state sales tax from clients who stay in Oklahoma.
The race for Oklahoma City’s next mayor began to take shape after Mayor Mick Cornett’s February announcement that he would not seek a fifth term in office. Within days, State Sen. David Holt, Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan and political newcomer Marina Mangiaracina declared their interest. Those three remain as the field’s only public entrants…