A month ago I wrote about our area’s rapid growth, described how the growth produces new tax revenue and called on local policy leaders to use the increased proceeds to meet the corresponding infrastructure needs created by the growth. Too often govern…

If you’ve read my previous articles, you probably already know about Oklahoma’s wasteful and segmented system of governance. A 2007 study showed that Oklahoma has twice the number of agencies, boards and commissions when compared to states of similar size and budget. These government entities throw away taxpayer dollars in unnecessary overhead costs that could be avoided if the agencies simply…