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How Fee Increases Are Outpacing Tax Cuts In Oklahoma

StateImpact reported in April on how difficult practically impossible it is to raise taxes in Oklahoma, and the 1992 state […]

Why a Move to Regional Water Planning Could Cause Controversy in Oklahoma

White doesn’t like the idea of sparsely populated rural areas having an equal voice when it comes to deciding the […]

“TransCanada Files Lawsuit to Block Keystone XL Protests”

The company filed a lawsuit in Atoka County and is seeking a restraining order agains Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance […]

“Grand River Dam Authority Takes Steps on Generation Increase, Emission Curbs”

The state-owned electric utility took “tentative” steps toward a $380 million plan that includes a new natural gas power plant […]

Why Wyoming Coal Still Powers Natural Gas-Rich Oklahoma

Hydroelectric and renewable sources— mainly wind — provide some of Oklahoma’s power. But when you flip a light switch, chances […]

“Okla. Senate OKs Fee Hike For Driver’s Licenses”

StateImpact has been reporting on Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon’s effort to place a moratorium on increases in the fees […]

Tax Credit for CNG Vehicle Conversions Clears House, Heads to Governor

The state House on Monday passed a bill extending a $2 million tax credit for converting cars and pickups to […]

A Third Year of Drought Threatens Southwestern Oklahoma

“Extreme” and “exceptional” drought persists throughout much of the state, especially in southwestern Oklahoma. Low reservoir levels have forced city […]

“States, Including Oklahoma, Urge EPA to Stay Out of Oil-Field Emission Regulation”

The oil and gas industry and the 13 attorneys general also say the EPA’s methane emission numbers are inflated, The […]

Altus Issues Emergency Water Restrictions as Reservoir Levels Drop

Emergency conservation orders have been issued in Altus, a drought-ravaged city in southwestern Oklahoma. While spring rains have improved statewide […]

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