Budget Briefing: State Budget Deal Eminent, Could Income Tax Cute Be Killed?
Your Monday morning budget roundup:
State Budget Deal at Hand | Public Radio Tulsa – “Legislative leaders and officials in Governor Mary Fallin’s office say they expect to announce a deal on Monday on how to divvy up Oklahoma’s $6.6 billion budget.” Public Radio Tulsa
Income Tax-Cutting Proposal Faces Stiff Test in Oklahoma House – “House Republicans unhappy with a proposed income tax-cutting measure could derail the plan by ganging up with House Democrats and vote to kill the measure this week.” NewsOK.com
Slightly More than Half Oklahoma’s Taxpayers Should See Decrease in Personal Income Taxes, Figures Show – “Twenty-one percent would see no change, and 24 percent would receive less money back from the state, Tax Commission figures show.” NewsOK.com
$3 Million Bond Issue Pledged to OK POP Museum – “Mayor Dewey Bartlett committed on Friday to use a city parking fund of nearly $3 million to help build the proposed Oklahoma Popular Culture Museum in downtown Tulsa.” Tulsa World
State, Feds in $50M Dispute Over Child-Welfare Law – “A federal agency says state releases too much information about child neglect and death cases.” Tulsa World