Horse Cents

Watts, Jim
September 2004
Bond Buyer;9/21/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31973, p27
Trade Publication
Reports on the special election in December 2004 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to raise the hotel occupancy tax. Purpose of the increase to help pay for improvements to equine facilities at city-owned State Fair Park; Importance of the improvements to keep lucrative horse shows at the Equine Arena.


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