Supreme Court Orders AG, Hunter; To Respond To Constitutionality Challenge By July 7th

 Oklahoma's High Court received the first of potentially many challenges to the several revenue bills being pitched as "merely" fees for a defined state service. The new tobacco assessments were designed in the last few hours of the 2017 regular session, after a major failure in bipartisan negotiations.Somehow the same $1.50 per pack that was pitched and rejected just a week earlier, got repackaged at the last minute as a simple fee, not intended to result in an [...]

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