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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says states should be partners in federal deficit reduction

In a speech in Washington, the governor said Congress and the president shouldn’t treat states as underlings as they make cuts that will directly affect state budgets

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Published: January 10, 2013
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WASHINGTON — The federal budget wars are creating uncertainty in the states, Gov. Mary Fallin said Wednesday as she urged Congress and President Barack Obama to treat states as partners in the deficit-reduction effort, rather than “underlings.”

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