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Sales Tax Down Again in Tulsa

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By Mayor Taylor discusses the figures with John Durkee

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Tulsa, OK – The news is not good for city of Tulsa coffers. Sales tax revenue was down again last month. Mayor Kathy Taylor got the latest figures from the state yesterday. The figures are down over 14-percent.

The mayor says city staff is reviewing the figures but it doesn't appear additional city lay-offs will be needed. Last month, the city laid off over 50-employees are grounded the police helicopters as a way to save money.