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Budget Briefing: Income Tax Cut Could Harm Air and Water Protection, Sierra Club Warns

In the news this morning:

Sierra Club Chapter Cautions Lawmakers on Eliminating Income Tax The Sierra Club is worried that lowering the personal income tax will impact the Department of Environmental Quality and other agencies that monitor and protect Oklahoma’s air and water. (journalrecord.com)

Education Funding Tied to Audit Faces New Questions in Oklahoma One of the nonprofits tied to the “slush fund” has a board member (on paper) who’s never even heard of the group. (newsok.com)

Doerflinger to Remain Finance Secretary While Assuming New Duties as Interim Director of OKDHS Preston Doerflinger will step down as director of the Office of State Finance while he serves as interim director of DHS. He will remain Gov. Fallin’s secretary of finance. (ok.gov)

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