Oklahoma County Seeks Voter Approval for Sales Tax Hike to Pay for Jail

Williamson, Richard
March 2003
Bond Buyer;3/14/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31593, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the plans of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to put the request for a sales tax increase on vote in May 2003. Utilization of the increased revenue; Amount of annual sales tax expected to increase; Concerns over the use of sales tax revenue generated by the increase.


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