A House measure that would extend for 10 years the state’s expenditure rebate program for film companies that make movies in Oklahoma gained passage out of the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday, but support was not unanimous.Read More »
As Oklahoma business incentives go, the state’s film production rebate program, currently capped at $5 million per year, is relatively small. However, an effort to expand the cap to $10 million ran into heated debate Wednesday from at least two ...Read More »
A Senate plan to reduce the state personal income tax from 5.25 percent to 4.75 percent over two years gained only two votes in a House subcommittee Monday evening, with 11 members voting against it.Read More »
He’s about eight-feet tall with bright yellow feathers, but a major Sesame Street character apparently has a lot of admirers in the state House—and by the end of one of the more passionate debates of a contentious week Thursday, he ...
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Some Oklahoma tax credits have sunset dates, beyond which they expire if not renewed by legislative action. “A lot of them do not,” Sen. Mike Mazzei told the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday. Mazzei, R-Tulsa, said his SB 323 will call ...Read More »
Senate Judiciary Committee approves measure banning use of foreign law in Oklahoma courts. Mazzei bill sunsetting numerous tax credits clears Senate Finance Committee. State collects $578.3 million in general revenue in January, 10.2 percent more than the same month last ...Read More »
Rep. David Dank has a new strategy for cleaning up the state tax credit system. “The approach that I’m trying to take this year is to set some time out in the future,” he said. “What I’d like to do first ...Read More »
Discussion of whether the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority should remain a state entity is not new, but the debate has intensified this session.
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The bill to restrict the continued authorization of the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority finally made it to the Senate floor Wednesday, carried by Sen. Cliff Aldridge, R-Midwest City.Read More »