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“Sales-Tax Plan Clarified by Attorney General’s Opinion”

If there’s any money leftover when Vision 2025 expires at the end of 2016, “it can’t be used for new purposes without a separate vote of the people,” reports the Tulsa World’s Wayne Greene.


County commissioners can ask voters to approve a tax that takes effect after they leave office, but they can’t extend the length of a tax or change a tax’s purpose without a vote of the people, according to an official opinion from Attorney General Scott Pruitt … The six-page opinion affirms the legality of the Vision2 proposal, County Commissioner John Smaligo said.

Read more at: www.tulsaworld.com


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