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The Oklahoma Economic Report: Session wish list 2018 Featured

Written by  Friday, 12 January 2018 10:10
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From the Oklahoma State Treasurer, Ken Miller

 

Treasurer Miller's wish list for the upcoming regular legislative session.

2018 Session Wish List

 

Fix the structural imbalance in the budget
– The habit of filling annual budget holes with one-time funds must be broken.


Properly fund core services
– Additional funds from recurring revenue sources should be appropriated to the Core Four – education, public safety, transportation, and health care.


Continue tax incentive reform
– Heed the recommendations ofthe Incentive Evaluation Commission and curtail inefficient tax incentives.


Bring Oklahoma’s tax code into the 21st Century
– The state’s taxcode is built for an economy that ceased to exist more than ageneration ago.


Allow TSET to continue its success
– The tobacco settlement endowment is not a quick fix for the state’s current revenue problem.


Protect unclaimed property
– The unclaimed property fund can not be the go-to source of extra money to fill budget holes.

 

Read the full report at https://go.usa.gov/xndWZ.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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