A question on the November ballot that would raise state funding for public education was denounced at a capitol news conference last week by a group opposed to the effort.

Albert Kelly, co-chairman of Transportation Revenues Used Strictly for Transportation, or TRUST, said raising state support for public education would erode the funds needed to build and maintain Oklahoma highways. With revenue down, he said, increases in education funding would inevitably hurt the highway effort.

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

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