For Immediate Release: March 19, 2007
Following is a statement by Senator Jay Paul Gumm, D-Durant, the Democratic author of the “Back-to-School” sales tax holiday, about the proposal being part of the general budget agreement announced by legislative leaders:
“Oklahoma families are a big winner in the budget agreement announced today. The ‘Back-to-School’ sales tax holiday is a tax cut that will make a real difference in people’s lives and help keep Oklahoma’s economy strong.
“We talk a lot about ‘family
values’ at the Capitol, but this is a tax cut
that truly values families.”