May 9, 2017 archive

State Capitol Demonstrators Push for Gross Production Tax Increase

A small group of protesters visited the State Capitol on Monday challenging legislators to hike the gross production tax on oil and natural gas operations, according to a report by Aaron Brilbeck of News 9. The tax has become one of the most hotly contested items in this year’s budget negotiations, which are at a …

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OCC’s Anthony Pleads With House Committee to Reopen Bell Case, Listen to FBI Tapes

Longtime Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Bob Anthony continued his efforts on Monday to breathe life into the refund case involving the 1989 Southwestern Bell bribery litigation. Commissioner Anthony urged the House General Government Oversight and Accountability Committee to pursue reopening the case which was recently dismissed by the same regulatory agency of which he is a …

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