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REVENUE

Chicken-Fried News: Ideal budget

Chicken-Fried News: Ideal budget

The governor said the not ideal budget bill was not ideal days before it passed, and other lawmakers agreed.

Death to Elmo?

Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Tuttle, has said she plans to introduce legislation in the next session that would phase out public funding for OETA over the next five years. Currently, OETA receives about $3.8 million in state funds, or approximately 39 percent of the program’s total budget. The balance comes from donations. Osborn, who did not

Death to Elmo?

Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Tuttle, has said she plans to introduce legislation in the next session that would phase out public funding for OETA over the next five years. Currently, OETA receives about $3.8 million in state funds, or approximately 39 percent of the program’s total budget. The balance comes from donations. Osborn, who did not

Death to Elmo?

Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Tuttle, has said she plans to introduce legislation in the next session that would phase out public funding for OETA over the next five years. Currently, OETA receives about $3.8 million in state funds, or approximately 39 percent of the program’s total budget. The balance comes from donations. Osborn, who did not

Do as I say

On July 10, the Tulsa World ran a story about elected state officials who have recently collected federal farm subsidies. The list of those receiving subsidies from the U.S. Department of Agriculture included both Republicans and Democrats, but also a few names were on the list of those who have railed against government spending, and

Affirmative inaction

The bill, Senate Joint Resolution 15 by Sen. Rob Johnson, R-Kingfisher, and Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Tuttle, would prohibit special treatment based on race or gender in public employment, education or contracts. The measure passed the Senate 31-15 on March 8, and is currently in the House for consideration. According to The Associated Press, supporters of

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