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House Democrats announce support for $560M tax hike plan

 

October 6, 2017



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The leader of the Oklahoma House Democrats says he's prepared to deliver the votes of all 28 of his members for a broad budget agreement that includes tax increases on cigarettes, fuel, oil and gas production and income of the state's top earners.

Flanked by a dozen members of his caucus on Thursday, House Minority Leader Scott Inman says the plan would generate about $560 million annually and include enough revenue for a $2,000-a-year pay raise for Oklahoma teachers.

A spokesman for House Speaker Charles McCall says no agreement has been reached and that negotiations...



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