Environment, Education, Energy: Policy to People

Budget Briefing: OK Wind Energy Investors Rushing to Beat Tax Credit Deadline

This morning’s budget-related news roundup:

Investors Buy Into Wind Sector in Oklahoma “Companies are rushing to finish projects before an end-of-year deadline for a federal tax credit for wind-power generation.” (newsok.com)

“Significant” Income Tax Cut Still Within Reach, as Fallin Repeats Her Advocacy “While some analysts and most Democratic voices assert major income tax reduction is fading from the front-burner at the state Capitol, three key Republicans contend they are set to deliver ‘significant’ tax reduction this year. Of course, ‘significant’ might be in the eye of the beholder.” (capitolbeatok.com)

Oklahoma City Leads Large Cities in Job Creation “Oklahoma City led because of the relatively low percentage of workers [12 percent] who said their employer was letting workers go or decreasing the size of its workforce.” (gallup.com)

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