Oklahoma governor leaning toward seeking funds for Capitol
Money to repair the crumbling facade of the nearly 100-year-old building is being considered by the governor. She will present her budget request to lawmakers Monday.
Gov. Mary Fallin is considering asking lawmakers to appropriate $10 million to start making repairs to the nearly 100-year-old state Capitol, which has had yellow fencing to keep passers-by off the south steps for nearly 18 months.
Fallin said she is open to all options, including a bond issue, but that she has heard the message from many legislators that they prefer using available cash to repair the building’s...
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