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2018 Legislative Session

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Wind Companies Reconsider Oklahoma As Lawmakers Roll Up Economic Welcome Mat

A line of wind turbines near Seiling, Okla.

The Dewey County Courthouse is one of the newest in Oklahoma. The offices are spacious, and the courtroom has fresh carpet and shiny wood trim. County Commissioner M.W. “Junior” Salisbury is excited to play tour leader. “I’m pretty proud of our little courthouse here,” he says. “I really, really am.” Officials figured they would need [...]

Group Led By Long-Time Energy Leader Seeks Public Vote To Increase Oil And Gas Taxes

A group led by a long-time energy industry leader wants Oklahoma voters to approve an increase in taxes on oil and gas production to help fund public education. Currently, taxes on oil and gas production are discounted for the first three years making the effective tax rate somewhere around 3.2 percent. Mickey Thompson with Restore [...]

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