In the latest episode of Anything That Costs the Government Money is Bad, Oklahoma GOPers are stifling the development of the OKPOP museum a
75,000-square-foot art and culture museum slated to be built in Tulsa
by withholding the necessary appropriations from the states 2015 fiscal
Clearly, they cant comprehend the facilitys potential
get a better idea of our revenue picture from the Board of Equalization
in February, we cant commit to anything that will have a budget
impact, Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, said.
advocates of the project say the museum will be self-supporting,
offering a place for public gatherings and events which, in turn,
would generate revenue.
are not taking our foot off the pedal at all, Oklahoma Historical
Society Executive Director Bob Blackburn said. State funding for tornado
relief efforts has put a damper on the project or has at least given
state officials an excuse to spend less.
But dont they know the museum will have an original puppet used by Clarence Nash the voice of Donald Duck who was born in Watonga?
Cmon guys! This is Donald Duck were talking about here!