Jason Murphey

Last week I wrote about two new taxes that were recently approved by the Legislature. Because these new taxes did not meet the requirements of the Constitution, I believe they will be thrown out by the courts. The damage from this legislative…

Last Monday, legislative leaders positioned Oklahoma to join one other state and several left-leaning cities (including Chicago and Pasadena) in enacting a tax on Netflix users and users of other streaming video services including Hulu and Amazon Video…

Over the past few months, Oklahomans have been alarmed by the numerous tax increase attempts, and rightly so. Everyone loses when government creates new taxes and increases the public tax burden.It’s not hyperbole to suggest that the federal, state…

Last week I wrote of the disastrous 2010 revenue grab by the Legislature. Faced with a 1.2 billion dollar budget deficit, they attempted to shake down the vending machine industry through the enactment of an increase in the vending machine tax.The…

During a recent legislative hearing, we were told of the state’s planned modernization of its human resource management system.According to state officials, the new system will provide the state with a real-time view of the state’s human capital…

If I were a sneaky out-of-state resident who desired to sabotage Oklahoma and ensure its continued dependence upon the capricious whims of the energy sector, I should think my best strategy of attack would be to propose the creation of a new Oklahoma…