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Fallin applauds after Senate passes measure to address ‘our $215 million budget hole,’ calls on House to follow

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin on Monday (November 6) issued the following statement after the state Senate in a bipartisan vote, 37-5, passed House Bill 1035X: “I want to applaud the Republican and Democratic members of the state Senate for passing this measure. We have been in special session six weeks now. […]

Capitol Report for April 2: For education, money but few reforms, and death penalty to be scrutinized

In 1990, the Legislature passed and Oklahomans supported House Bill 1017, Gov. Henry Bellmon’s Education Reform Act. The measure increased taxes to finance higher teacher pay and smaller class sizes. Leaders promised that “never again” would the state face a funding crunch for public education. On this week’s Capitol Report, Patrick B. McGuigan pointed out […]

Capitol Report for March 12: Rainy Day Fund depleted, last stand for Trump’s foes?

In the latest Capitol Report segment on News9, analyst Pat McGuigan was disappointed over the lack of progress on legislative proposals for administrative efficiencies in public education. Gov. Fallin and legislative leaders announced a plan to take millions of dollars from the “Rainy Day Fund” public education and Corrections. The CapitolBeatOK editor told reporter Alex […]

Editor’s Notebook: As Democrats press to use Rainy Day Fund, Richard runs, and some House “Demo” bills advance

By Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – From an editor’s notebook, Democrats are in the news despite their minority status at the state Capitol. Senate Minority Leader John Sparks, D-Norman, and his House peer, Rep. Scott Inman of Del City, combined forces to push for the state to access the “Rainy Day Fund.” The […]

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