OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — When the GOP took full control of Oklahoma government after the 2010 election, lawmakers set out to make it a model of Republican principles, with lower taxes, lighter regulation and a raft of business-friendly reforms.
Nearing the end of the 19th century, millions of Americans suffered from economic and social disenfranchisement. The era known as the Gilded Age, had produced an industrialized United States in which a few had accumulated massive amounts of wealth.
With the indictment of 13 Russians for interfering in our past election, much of the media and social media has rightfully condemned Russia for meddling. Foreign nations should not have a say in America’s election.
In 2004, the top Oklahoma Individual Income Tax rate was 7%. Historically, the Gross Production Tax Rate for oil and gas severance was also 7%. At those levels, funding was sufficient for school districts to comply with the class size limitations of HB1017.
That famous song, “I was country, when country wasn’t cool” never meant all that much to me because country was always cool, at least to me. You see I grew up Dibble, America and could get about anywhere I needed on US 62, 81 and 277.