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State revenue hits new high

By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record July 5, 2018 Best 12 months on record OKLAHOMA CITY – Hardly a year after the state’s gross receipts to the treasury hit their lowest point on record, receipts have hit a record high. Those receipts ...

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School revenue rules could change

By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma could soon allow its school districts to spend locked ad valorem revenue on teacher pay, but the measures drew criticism from some members who are former educators and from education supporters. ...

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Budget gap shrinks on collections report (access required)

Budget gap shrinks on collections report By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record Gov. Mary Fallin presides over a Board of Equalization meeting at the Oklahoma state Capitol. (Photo by Brent Fuchs) OKLAHOMA CITY – The state’s top executive officials got much ...

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Fracas ferments over liquor tax (access required)

Fracas ferments over liquor tax By Molly M. Fleming The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – In less than eight months, the state’s alcohol laws will change, but the taxation of drinks is still being configured. State Sen. Stephanie Bice, R-Oklahoma ...

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Crop of agriculture programs drops with budget (access required)

Crop of agriculture programs drops with budget By Brian Brus The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – As Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry marketing expenditures continue to decline, the division is combining more of its programs to compensate, officials ...

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