Archive for the ‘Tulsa River Tax’ Category

Picture of the Day

October 10, 2007

“Pictured is Sharon King Davis crying after she heard the news of the river tax vote. She is crying because of the millions she will be losing from her new shopping center not being built with taxpayer monies.” Read more…

River Tax Fails

October 10, 2007

October 9 – Tulsa voters have spoken, and they do not want a tax to develop the Arkansas River. The question: whether or not to raise the county sales tax by four-tenths of a penny to help fund that development.

The final results were 47.5% of the voters said “yes”, 52.5% said “no”.

Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor called the River Tax vote a defining moment in Tulsa history.

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BatesLine: Tulsa County citizens win