Communications & Public Affairs
April 20, 2020

Wes Carter, Press Secretary
Oklahoma House Democratic Caucus

Minority Leader Comments on BOE Meeting

OKLAHOMA CITY – House Minority Leader Emily Virgin (D-Norman) released the following statement today after the Oklahoma Board of Equalization declared a nearly $417 million revenue failure for fiscal year 2020:

“The uncertainty in the oil market and our future with COVID-19 makes this a difficult time for a lot of Oklahomans,” Minority Leader Emily Virgin said. “These numbers reflect the lives and livelihoods of many Oklahomans. As this unfolds, our caucus feels a deep responsibility to protect government services that will be vital to supporting our constituents.”