Sooner Politics: Bipartisan Group Defeats Largest Tax Increase In Century

  This afternoon, a group of Republicans and Democrats prevented the legislature from forcing a heavy new series of taxes on the people and businesses of Oklahoma. The measure will now have to be presented to the voters for their decision.  About 25 years ago, the people of Oklahoma made that requirement necessary after the legislature of 1991 pressed through a heavy tax increase package known as "House Bill 1017". The taxpayers rights are secured because of the defense provided... Read the full article at Oklahoma's Political News service, .