Upcoming Event: Tax Policy Forum, May 9

The State Chamber of Oklahoma is hosting a tax policy forum, co-sponsored by OK Policy and the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs. Speakers include:

  • Arthur Laffer, PhD, the author of a report being relied on by those pushing to abolish the Oklahoma income tax
  • Mickey Hepner, PhD, Dean of the College of Business Administration at UCO and a critic of tax cuts
  • State Treasurer Ken Miller, PhD, who will be moderating

The event will be held Wednesday, May 9, noon-1:30pm at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr, Oklahoma City.

Seating is limited. RSVP for lunch to Karen Cagle at kcagle@okstatechamber.com or call 405-235-3669.

At a previous forum sponsored by OK Policy, eight leading Oklahoma economists, economic developers, and budget experts exposed serious flaws in the Laffer report. You can see a ten-minute highlight reel or watch the full two-hour forum on YouTube.


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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