Oklahoma Supreme Court livestreams court proceedings
August 10, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court streamed its proceedings online for the first time this week after the chief justice anticipated public interest in cases challenging new taxes and fees.
Chief Justice Doug Combs allowed the state's publicly funded television station, OETA, to broadcast oral arguments for three cases on Tuesday, The Oklahoman reported .
The cases involve taxes and fees that the Legislature passed this year affecting cigarettes, automobile sales and electric vehicle ownership. The fees are meant to raise revenue which would mainly go toward health programs an...