President’s tax plan, looming defense cuts would hurt Oklahoma

The Oklahoman Editorial Published: August 8, 2012
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OKLAHOMA’S economy has fared better than most with a fairly low unemployment rate. According to the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, 84,980 Oklahomans were unemployed in June. But thanks to looming tax increases supported by President Barack Obama, the state’s unemployment rolls could swell by 8,400, according to a new report. And those job losses may be just the beginning.

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