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OTA Makes Case for Legality of Bonds for Major Expansion Projects before State Supreme Court Referee

The Oklahoman reports, “Appearing before an Oklahoma Supreme Court referee Tuesday, Jerry Fent argued against the sale of bonds to fund turnpike expansion and improvement, saying that would run afoul of the state constitution. Representing the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, Jered Davidson said such financing has been common as the turnpike system has expanded over the years.
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