Oklahoma Lawmakers Locked in Budget Impasse

Watts, Jim
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/23/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32387, p4
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The article provides updates on a budget dispute involving the Oklahoma Democratic majority in the Senate and Democratic Governor Brad Henry. The dispute was caused by the Senate Democrat's desire to spend record tax revenue on improved health care and better school and a compromise plan that would deliver a big tax cut in the state. It has been noted that the dispute must be resolved by May 24, 2006 if the 49th session is to end on May 26, 2006, as required by the state's constitution.


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