New oil money requires budgeting with foresight
The removal of the natural resources initiative from the ballot due to fraudulent signatures will not only give the sponsors an opportunity to build a stronger case for their proposal but it will also force policymakers to give serious consideration to better budgeting for effective use of the huge surplus filling the treasury with oil money.
So far all we've seen is a proposal to give ourselves a big property tax break. That is not a futuristic plan.
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