Tag: Oklahoma

Tag: Oklahoma

  • Oklahoma State of the State: Governor Fallin Delivers Stern Tax and Spend Message image

    Oklahoma State of the State: Governor Fallin Delivers Stern Tax and Spend Message

    Despite early promise of being a bold reformer, the governor now zealously possesses the tax and spend mantle. And the spending extends beyond education. She promises a cornucopia of spending courtesy of the tax hikes on “initiatives that each of you are passionate about.”

  • Proposed Tax Increases Threaten to Stunt Oklahoma Recovery image
  • State of the State: Oklahoma image

    State of the State: Oklahoma

    Oklahoma’s economic outlook remains bright, despite the recent localized recession as the oil boom crashed to a halt. Rather than enacting these permanent tax increases, a continuation of temporary budget constraints more adequately will preserve the Sooner State’s economic competitiveness.

  • Initial Thoughts On State Ballot Measures image

    Initial Thoughts On State Ballot Measures

    While most of the attention this week has been focused on national election results, the ballot measures decided this week at the ballot box will have a lasting impact on hardworking taxpayers across the nation.

  • State of the State: Oklahoma image

    State of the State: Oklahoma

    Governor Fallin has traditionally been an ally of limited government, free markets and federalism. However, given the difficult economic circumstances that her oil-dependent state is suffering, the governor and legislature are in a trying position.

  • The Shortfalls of Oklahoma’s Defined Benefit Public Pension Plans image

    The Shortfalls of Oklahoma’s Defined Benefit Public Pension Plans

    Across the country, unfunded public pension liabilities are the single largest threat to the stability and solvency of state and municipal governments.