By Randy Ellis, Dale Denwalt and Chris Casteel Staff WritersThe Oklahoma House of Representatives defeated a $581 million package of proposed tax hikes late Monday night — creating more uncertainty about how the Legislature will balance the budget and fund a teacher pay raise.
Although a majority of House members voted in favor of the bill, the tally fell well short of the three-fourths majority needed to pass tax hikes in Oklahoma.Read more on NewsOK.com
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Step Up plan defeated in House despite majority vote