Tulsa County Republican Party Committee last week censured two Tulsa County commissioners who set an election in November on extending an existing county-wide sales tax.

Republican commissioners Fred Perry and John Smaligo joined with Commissioner Karen Keith, a Democrat, on Aug. 13 to put to voters an extension of the 0.6% sales tax. The tax, which was first levied at the beginning of 2004, would expire at the end of 2016 unless the extension to 2029 is approved.

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