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Oklahoma Schools Are Paying the Price for Oil and Gas Tax Cuts

Following West Virginia’s successful teachers’ strike, teachers in Oklahoma and other states are threatening to walk out if legislators don’t approve pay raises and other demands. Fusion’s investigative documentary “Wasteland” looked at how the state’s powerful oil and gas industry helped push through drastic corporate tax cuts, reducing much-needed revenue for education. Today, Oklahoma’s schools and the environment are still paying the price.

Oklahoma Schools Are Paying the Price for Oil and Gas Tax Cuts

Following West Virginia’s successful teachers’ strike, teachers in Oklahoma and other states are threatening to walk out if legislators don’t approve pay raises and other demands. Fusion’s investigative documentary “Wasteland” looked at how the state’s powerful oil and gas industry helped push through drastic corporate tax cuts, reducing much-needed revenue for education. Today, Oklahoma’s schools and the environment are still paying the price.

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