$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
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.