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.
Oklahoma lawmakers took to social media to voice their concerns about the state budget.
Oklahoma’s incarceration rate is out of control, and the states jails can’t keep up.
Experts say legalizing marijuana in Oklahoma won’t fix budget problems but it couldn’t hurt them.
Something’s rotten Last month, in the midst of all the events within our country and around the world, an event occurred that received little attention. During the March 22 terrorist attack in London, President Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a message to Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London. This tweet was sent as the terrorist attack unfolded,…
Oklahoma lawmakers haven’t fixed the budget hole yet, but they have applauded state football and academic champions, authorized replicas or statues of historical documents on public property and created specials license plates.
Oklahoma Humanities, AmeriCorps and Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma will most likely be affected if federal program budgets are cut.
“We are looking at more systemic changes because we’ve run out of easy things to cut,” Lora said last week. “Now, we have to look at changes in grade configurations and school closures for small schools.”