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Meacham: State revenue improving

Meacham: State revenue improving

By M. Scott Carter

The Journal Record

Posted: 10:26 PM Tuesday, May 11, 2010

OKLAHOMA CITY – Though state Treasurer Scott Meacham has stopped using the words “cautiously optimistic,” he isn’t going to start singing – just yet.

With state revenue collections showing “continued signs of improvement,” Meacham said the state appears to have turned a corner in February.

And while that’s good news, it’s not good enough for a song.

“It’s not quite time to sing Happy Days Are Here Again, but we are seeing signs of recovery in Oklahoma’s economy,” Meacham said Tuesday during a Capitol press conference. “April collections are slightly ahead of revised projections made in February.”...FULL ARTICLE


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