Economy hums; Oklahoma City sets sales tax record

Published: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 By: William Crum Source: NewsOK

The city of Oklahoma City is benefiting from the upswing in the local economy.

Oklahoma City received a record $40.2 million in sales tax revenue for August, distancing itself even further from the austerity of recent budgets, when staff was cut and spending reduced.

"August is the 16th month in a row of positive sales tax growth," said Doug Dowler, the city's budget director.

Read the full article in The Oklahoman.

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