DALLAS -- Oklahoma voters have rejected an attempt to repeal a $223 million education reform and tax package that critics said was ineffective and too costly.

Dan Brown, president of the Oklahoma Taxpayers Union, said his group, which headed the campaign to repeal House Bill 1017, would seek a referendum next fall to require voter approval of all new revenues at the state level.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.