New laws in Oklahoma will help save on taxes and reform a state agency.
Oklahoman's voted to approve two property tax breaks in November, but they go into effect today. Another law on the books for the first of the year is a change in how the Department of Human Services reports neglect and abuse.
Voters approved a lower cap for how much property value can increase in a single year. The previous cap was at 5 percent and is now at 3 percent. As of today state assessed businesses can write off their intangible property from state ad valorem taxes.
Posted: 06/18/2013 - LAKE KIOWA, TX -- With recent rain and warm weather, mosquitoes are back and they're biting. Two human cases of West Nile have already been reported in Texas. One Texoma community is prepping for the virus, and Cooke County officials are urging you to protect yourself.
Posted: 06/18/2013 - DENISON, TEXAS -- More than 60 people were splishin and splashin at Waterloo Pool in Denison Tuesday morning, lending their arms and legs to what they hope will be a new record for the world's largest simultaneous swim lesson.