$6.5 billion Oklahoma budget deal calls for deeper cuts to education

Oklahoma legislators and Gov. Mary Fallin hammer out $6.5 billion deal, which calls for using cash reserves and several revolving funds. Education overall got a 4.7 percent cut, while health and human services were cut 1.2 percent overall.

BY MICHAEL MCNUTT Published: May 11, 2011
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Public schools and higher education will face their biggest cuts in years in a state budget agreement announced Tuesday by legislative leaders and Gov. Mary Fallin.
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