Elizabeth McNichol

Elizabeth McNichol is a Senior Fellow specializing in state fiscal issues including the economy’s impact on state budgets and long-term structural reform of state budget and tax systems.  She also works on related state policy issues including estate taxes, pension funding, and trends in income inequality.

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"Oklahoma depends heavily on the oil and gas industry, which has suffered from falling prices in recent years." (Photo: Roy Luck/flickr/cc) Views
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Harmful Tax Cuts Helped Fuel Oklahoma’s Budget Woes
The bond rating agency Standard & Poor’s has lowered Oklahoma’s bond rating due to two years of budget shortfalls and the state’s use of one-time funds to address them. Some of the budget stress is due to volatile energy sector revenues, but ill-advised tax cuts pose at least as big a problem...
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