Headlines

Headlines for Friday, May 26, 2017:

  • The State House is expecting to take up two controversial bills on the final day of session. (Tulsa World)

  • Lawmakers are apparently holding their noses as they vote for the budget. (Journal Record)

Headlines for Thursday, May 25, 2017:

  • The Senate passes the proposed state budget which now heads to the House. (NewsOK)

  • Both sides question the budget process. (Journal Record)

  • Education faces cuts in budget. (Journal Record)

Headlines for Wednesday, May 24, 2017:

  • Legislative leaders unveil competing $6.8 billion dollar budgets shortly before midnight. (NewsOK)

  • Lawmakers get creative to pass revenue raising measures. (Tulsa World)

Headlines for Tuesday, May 23, 2017:

  • Lawmakers work late in the night to deal with state revenue. (Tulsa World)

  • Itemized tax cap passes out of the House. (Tulsa World)

Headlines for Monday, May 22, 2017:

  • Lawmakers face special session after no deal was made on the budget over the weekend. (Tulsa World)

Headlines for Friday, May 19, 2017:

  • Tornadoes swarm across western Oklahoma. (NewsOK)

  • Budget negotiations are starting again today after appearing to fall apart on Thursday. (Tulsa World)

Headlines for Thursday, May 18, 2017:

  • Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby is acquitted in her manslaughter trial. (Tulsa World)

  • Democrats are getting a say in the budget. (Tulsa World)

Headlines for Wednesday, May 17, 2017:

  • Measure to raise $400 million in revenue fails to get enough votes to pass. (KOSU)

  • School districts move forward with major cuts in budget uncertainty. (NewsOK)

Headlines for Tuesday, May 16, 2017:

  • Lawmaker slipped an amendment into a new law to create a massive shift in state’s legal system. (Tulsa World)

  • Legislators say passage of the amendment killing the so-called American Rule was a mistake. (NewsOK)

Headlines for Monday, May 15, 2017:

  • State legislature needs to pass revenue raising measures before the end of the week. (NewsOK)

  • Candidate for Gov releases thoughts on filling the budget hole and raising teacher pay. (Tulsa World)

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