BY WAYNE GREENE World Senior Writer
Sunday, April 15, 2012
4/15/2012 6:13:33 AM
The state Capitol is essentially holding its breath at this point.
A lot of the sound and fury of every year's legislative session has now been spent. We've played out a lot of those high-profile, high-emotion bills - think, personhood - that rally the party faithful and capture the public's attention.
But the billion-dollar question - the issue that will determine whether this year goes down as a huge victory for Gov. Mary Fallin and GOP legislative leaders - remains unanswered.
The question: How much will they be able to live up to their pledge to roll back the state income tax and how much of a hit will state government services take in the process?
Somewhere behind the scenes at the Capitol, the negotiations that could set the state's fiscal course for years to come are going on... FULL ARTICLE
Sun, April 15, 2012
by John Cox