Oklahoma needs to wean itself from federal funds, state’s top financial officials say

Less federal money is expected to go to states next year even if a deal if reached on the looming fiscal cliff, they say.

BY MICHAEL MCNUTT Published: December 9, 2012
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Even if a deal is reached on the looming fiscal cliff, Oklahoma will have to start weaning itself from federal dollars because any agreement likely would result in reduced federal spending to the states, the state’s two top financial officials say.

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