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Legislative leaders reach budget agreement

Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism   The leaders of the Oklahoma House of Representatives and state Senate announced Monday (May 4) they have reached a budget agreement. Although lawmakers faced a $1.3 billion shortfall, the budget agreement cuts far less thanks to $866 million obtained from savings and by redirecting money from state pension […]

After Senate approval, ‘Pay for Success’ proposal will receive consideration

Staff Report   A program that began as a way to encourage private/public partnerships to divert women from prison is being expanded to all state agencies. The full Senate voted in favor of Senate Bill 210 this month, aiming to create the Pay for Success Act. The measure is now pending in the House of […]

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