Thursday, September 2, 2010

OFRG: SQ744 First In A Line Of Dominoes

From ~ Supporters of State Question 744 like to tout the fact that the measure does not raise taxes or mandate that other agencies get their budgets cut. And they are right. In fact, there are no provisions at all in SQ 744 about how to pay for the billion dollar price tag.

That makes SQ 744 the first in a line of dominoes that will result in budget problems for lawmakers and, eventually, taxpayers. You can’t argue that since you only knocked over the first domino, you’re not responsible for the others falling as well. There are consequences to SQ 744 that supporters are trying to pretend don’t exist.

Read all of this post on the Oklahomans For Responsible Government blog at

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