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The Latest: Oklahoma Supreme Court scrutinizes revenue bills


August 9, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on oral arguments before the Oklahoma Supreme Court on lawsuits that challenge revenue-raising measures (all times local):

1 p.m.

Oklahoma Supreme Court justices have indicated state lawmakers may have acted appropriately when they adopted hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue-raising measures being challenged as unconstitutional.

The court heard oral arguments Tuesday in lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of revenue bills passed by the Legislature to help close an $878 million budget shortfall for the fiscal year that began July 1.

The lawsuit...

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