Four Weeks into the Session, a Closer Look at Where Things Stand

At the one-quarter mark of the 2017 legislative session, lawmakers have a number of unresolved issues — chiefly the $878 million budget gap for next fiscal year. But many Republicans want to look at possible spending and tax-break cuts before they decide on revenue-raising ideas.

Penny Hike Would Make Oklahoma King in Sales Taxes

A proposed penny sales tax increase for education would push Oklahoma to the top of the list of states with the highest combined state and local sales taxes.