Oklahoma Brimming with Positive News

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By State Representative Todd Russ

Sometimes I run into people that say Oklahoma is “in a mess” and just want to talk to me about their claim that Oklahoma is not doing well.

Truly, we have had a really rough time over the past three years with a dramatic drop in the price of oil and gas, from which we are just now recovering. Because our state is so heavily dependent on this industry, our entire economy suffered. But I have great news. We are no longer in recession, and state government is better than it has been in years. In fact, the latest treasurer’s report shows gross receipts for the past 12 months grew by double-digits.

 

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