Oklahoma governor gets report on McGirt ruling impact
October 23, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A task force appointed by Gov. Kevin Stitt made no specific recommendations Thursday in its report concerning the impact of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared a swath of eastern Oklahoma counties remains an Indian reservation.
The report instead calls consistent laws and regulations in the state governing taxation, zoning and business regulations, which Stitt said will be up to Congress to provide.
"There's going to have to be some federal legislation, I think, that gives us guidance as a state. Otherwise ... it's going to create tremendous uncertainty for the...