The Legislative Compensation board recently considered trimming lawmakers’ pay, but lawmakers weren’t too happy about it.
Rep. John Bennett recently called state agencies who dare to talk about their budget cuts terrorists.
There’s a lot of disappointment flying around about the state’s current budget situation.
State lawmakers were sent back to the Capitol with specific instructions to focus on fixing the state budget hold. But that doesn’t mean they all listened.
Some prominent former political figures have an opinion on how lawmakers should be spending the special session.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down 2017’s Smoking Cessation Act.
OKC’s September special election is a big moment for public safety spending.
On page 39: gigantic Medicaid cuts — seniors in nursing homes would be thrown out and millions of children will lose health care. On page 136: Waivers by states to not cover essential health care like maternity, mental health, etc.
The governor said the not ideal budget bill was not ideal days before it passed, and other lawmakers agreed.
Our legislators that we vote in every election are going to keep making the same repetitive mistakes year after year.