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Supporters abandon effort to repeal tax hikes funding teacher raises: 'We don't have enough time,' leader says

Supporters abandon effort to repeal tax hikes funding teacher raises: 'We don't have enough time,' leader says

Taxes • State Supreme Court rejected repeal petition, saying it was legally deficient, invalid

Tulsa World
By Barbara Hoberock Tulsa World
Updated Jul 3, 2018  

OKLAHOMA CITY — An effort to repeal a tax-hike bill to fund teacher pay raises will not move forward, Ronda Vuillemont-Smith, co-founder of Oklahoma Taxpayers Unite, said Monday.

“We don’t have enough time,” she said.

The Oklahoma Supreme Court on June 22 tossed out the referendum petition, saying it was legally insufficient and invalid for various reasons.

The referendum petition, in the form of State Question 799, drew two legal challenges... FULL ARTICLE

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