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GOP candidate for Oklahoma governor challenges revenue bills

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican candidate for Oklahoma governor filed a lawsuit Wednesday that asks the state Supreme Court to invalidate three revenue-raising measures passed by the 2017 Oklahoma Legislature that the lawsuit alleges are unconstitutional.

The lawsuit filed by Tulsa attorney Gary Richardson alleges the measures were adopted by the Oklahoma House in the waning days of the legislative session in violation of a state constitutional provision prohibiting passage of new taxes in the final five days of a legislative session and without a 75 percent supermajority of lawmakers....



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