Oklahoma Considering Income Tax Changes to Address Budget Shortfallby Erica York, TaxFoundation.orgA new proposal in the state of Oklahoma would increase state income tax collections by $175.7 million. The income tax changes are part of a larger packag…
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Yesterday, State Rep. Harold Wright (R-Weatherford), the number two Republican in the State House, announced that he was filing a bill to call a state question that would amend the Constitution to lower the legislative revenue-raising threshold from 75…
Saturday, November 11, 2018, the Oklahoma Republican State Committee meeting was held in Oklahoma City. The State GOP Committee is the governing body of the Republican Party in Oklahoma. In a bold move, participants in the Oklahoma Republican State Committee meeting overwhelmingly passed a Resolution in the support of the 22 courageous state representatives that…
This column is from Alberto Soto, a Republican small businessman from Tahlequah:
“If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.”
― Albert Einstein
“The people” want more money for education, for health care, for social services but they want someone else to pay for those increases. How did we as a country get to the point where it is okay to pass the burden of our wants onto others like the oil industry, business, corporations and rich people? How is this fair? How is this not just evil greed on the part of those who want it all but wish to pay for none of it?
How can I say this when the rich keep getting richer and as liberal democrats like Mr. Inman (who is running for governor) insist that it is the rich who are getting rich off the backs of the poor and middle class.
File this in the “You Can’t Make This Up” category.
To date, House and Senate Republicans have refused to raise the GPT on oil and gas companies or restore the income tax cuts for the wealthiest of our citizens . . . We will not sit by quietly as the folks in charge shift the tax burden from their wealthy contributors through income tax cuts, gross production tax cuts, and corporate tax credits on to the backs of middle-class families.
or as Nick Singer says, from a post that Scott reposted on his personal page says,
Over the past few months, Oklahomans have been alarmed by the numerous tax increase attempts, and rightly so. Everyone loses when government creates new taxes and increases the public tax burden.It’s not hyperbole to suggest that the federal, state…
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THIS IS EVERYTHING GOV FALLIN WANTS TO ADD A TAX TO STARTING JULY 1,2017:Source: Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services
Proposed service taxes via Scribd – NewsOK
Shown is a list of services Gov. Mary Fallin is proposing to tax and the amount of money each would generate for the state, cities and counties.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 27, 2018
Senator Tom Coburn to headline announcement of OKLAHOMA TAXPAYERS UNITE! STATE CAPITOL BUILDING PRESS ROOM PRESS CONFERENCE 1 pm, Wednesday March 28, 2018 Fiscal hawk and Taxpayers’ friend, Senator Tom Coburn, will announce … Continue reading →
With no warning and under the cover of overwhelming bills and no posted floor agenda, The Leadership pushed a measure to recall the constitutional amendment that the voters worked so hard to put in place when we last had a runaway legislature passing massive new taxes. The vast majority of House Democrats voted with a conservative Republican minority who held faithful to the OKGOP Platform principles regarding taxation. Grassroots Republican Groups are already…
Read the full article at Oklahoma’s Political News service, www.SoonerPolitics.org .
STEP UP OKLAHOMA AND BE PREPARED TO HAVE YOUR POCKETS FLEECED
Well here we are at the end of the first week of the regular session for the Oklahoma State Legislature for 2018 and where do we find ourselves? They are still trying to pass a mas…
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By former State Senator Randy Brogdon
Yes, the band is back together and like most Oklahomans, I’m not crazy about the song they’re singing. I’m talking about the band of billionaires and millionaires who created “Step Up Oklahoma.” The name alone is highly offensive…
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