And those recent tax increases will be frozen by state law, once the veto petition drive gets started. Teachers will not be getting raises unless and until a statewide vote approves the massive new taxes. horribly wasteful (and at times corrupt) state agencies.
McCall is signaling that he does not expect the voters to approve the big tax package and he seems to want another funding option to get the teachers taken care of. McCall may become the leader for ending our state's legacy of gross inefficiencies, bloat and in some cases - even corruption.
But to be honest, there is not yet a scheduled calendar date for HB1050xx We don't yet know why such a heroic reform bill would remain stalled, but we expect to hear news very soon.
HB1050XX language gives the public school districts a 4-year phase in schedule. Each year the efficiency must meet a target percent. Here's the section of HB1050xx which outlines the threshold efficiency requirements.
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David Van Risseghem is the Director of Sooner Politics.org. The resource is committed to informing & mobilizing conservative Oklahomans for civic reform. This endeavor seeks to utilize the efforts of all cooperative facets of the Conservative movement...