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House Republicans released Thursday a general outline of their legislative agenda, keeping with the GOP majority’s practice in recent years.  Short on specifics, the plan includes an income tax cut. Rep. Scott Martin said he has filed a bill to reduce the tax by 0.25 percentage point.   More to come…

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The newly 72-member-strong House Republican caucus is meeting this morning, expected to officially select Rep. T.W. Shannon as speaker-elect. Who will be speaker pro tempore for the upcoming legislative session? This afternoon, Oklahoma Supreme Court justices hear arguments for and against a $25 million bond issue for improvements at the Zink Dam in Tulsa.

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Click here for spreadsheets outlining the Oklahoma Tax Commission’s analysis of the new version of HB 3038, the House Republicans’ income tax-cut proposal released Wednesday. Click here for a summary of the plan.

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Fallin and House GOP meeting behind closed doors (access required)

It’s 11:35 a.m., and Gov. Mary Fallin just walked into the recess meeting of the House Republican Caucus (to applause). Announcement on Fallin/House income tax-cut plan expected shortly after noon. Both houses are now in recess until at least 1:30 p.m.

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House GOP: No support for state bond issue (except shoring up century-old Capitol building) (access required)

Barring renovation of the State Capitol building, House Republicans do not support a state bond issue for the 2012 legislative session, Rep. Earl Sears announced Tuesday. “The bottom line is, what I’m picking up from my members is that they really do not want to move any bond proposals forward this year,” said Sears, House budget chairman. “The only one …

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