Facing a $1.3 billion shortage in the next year’s state budget—the largest gap in Oklahoma’s history—the Oklahoma legislature wrapped up its regular session last week with the passage of a $6.8 billion budget. The budget...
- Video: Joseph Henchman on Punitive Taxes on Unpopular Gro...
Video: Joseph Henchman on Punitive Taxes on Unpopular Groups (CNN)
Director of State Projects Joseph Henchman, author of Tax Foundation Special Report No. 164, "State Budget Shortfalls Present a Tax Reform Opportunity," appeared on CNN's Lou Dobbs Tonight on Monday, March 2, to talk about the increasing trend of states using punitive taxes on politically unpopular behavior as a source of revenue.
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