DALLAS — A Tulsa, Okla., sales tax set to expire next year would be extended indefinitely to fund public safety projects under a plan proposed Thursday by Mayor Dewey Bartlett.

The 0.167% sales tax is currently dedicated to a street repair program authorized by Tulsa voters in 2008 and was to be part of an $800 million capital improvement proposal on the November ballot. If Bartlett's proposal is adopted, the capital program will shrink accordingly.

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