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Steve Anderson

OCPA Research Fellow

Steve Anderson (MBA, University of Central Oklahoma) is an OCPA research fellow. A Certified Public Accountant with more than 30 years of experience in private practice, he is currently a partner at Anderson, Reichert & Anderson LLC. Anderson spent two years as a budget analyst in the Oklahoma Office of State Finance, and most recently served as budget director for the State of Kansas. At one time he held 17 state teaching certifications ranging from mathematics to physics to business.

 

Latest Posts

No, the Sky Is Not Falling in Kansas

By Steve Anderson If you’ve read anything lately from liberal think tanks or journalists about tax reform in Kansas, you may think there has been a “failed Kansas experiment.” Many folks are saying t...

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Revitalizing Oklahoma’s Rural Communities

Revitalizing Oklahoma’s Rural Communities By Steve Anderson In recent months I have written several articles about a rural revitalization program for Oklahoma that mirrors the Rural Opportunity Zon...

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Unleashing the full power of Oklahoma’s agriculture sector

I have written several articles outlining the enormous impact on Oklahoma’s economy that could result from moving agricultural acreage currently committed to the stock bulk crops (such as wheat and co...

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Why Are School Districts Sitting on So Much Cash?

Oklahomans who have been told repeatedly that Oklahoma’s schools are underfunded may be very surprised to learn that the schools in fact have “savings accounts” that are full of cash sitting idle. Th...

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State is not 49th in teacher pay

Editor's Note: This piece recently ran in The Lawton Constitution. We've all been told that Oklahoma's teachers are some of the lowest paid in the union. Recent news reports indicated th...

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