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Repealing outmoded laws a worthy goal

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board Published: February 11, 2013

We'd prefer that lawmakers focus on repeal efforts instead of introducing bills such as state Rep. Aaron Stiles' legislation to exempt veterans and state employees from paying state income tax. That bill would effectively require other taxpayers to bear a larger financial burden and pit neighbor against neighbor. Why should teachers pay income tax but not state workers?

It's far better to repeal old bad laws than create new bad laws.

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board
The Oklahoman Editorial Board consists of Gary Pierson, President and CEO of The Oklahoma Publishing Company; Christopher P. Reen, president and publisher of The Oklahoman; Kelly Dyer Fry, editor and vice president of news; Christy Gaylord...
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