Three Weeks Remain For Legislators To Close 1.3 Billion Gap

Ponca City Now - May 8, 2016 1:05 pm

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – With just three weeks remaining in the legislative session, Republican legislative leaders say they are looking at hiking taxes on fuel, services, alcohol and cigarettes as potential options for closing a $1.3 billion hole in the state budget. House Speaker Jeff Hickman says those tax proposals, along with the elimination of tens of millions of dollars’ worth of tax credits and exemptions, all are on the table.


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