Podcast Ep. 72 | Gravel Tax and Sunshine Week (with Tres Savage & Joe Hight)

Episode Summary

Tres Savage from NonDoc explains the finer points of why Oklahoma counties should be allowed to tax the production of aggregates (i.e. rocks and gravel) and we visit with Joe Hight, chairman of Freedom of Information Oklahoma, to discuss Sunshine Week, government transparency, and whether the legislature should be subject to the Open Records Act.

Legislation mentioned

  • HB 1404 is the bill Tres discusses pertaining to taxes on the production of aggregates.

  • SB 362 is the bill Tres mentions in passing regarding revising the school funding formula. (We will address this in a future episode.)

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