Senate Discussing Oil Tax Changes

The Senate Majority spent most of Thursday closed off in discussions over changes that need to be made to the state’s oil tax regime. The Finance Committee last night approved a tax bill without opposition among committee members,  and that measure was scheduled for a vote on the floor this morning.  But a brief caucus scheduled this morning stretched into several hours, with Senate President Gary Stevens emerging mid-afternoon to say the tax bill would be given back to the Rules Committee for more work.

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