- Republican leaders, governor reach $6.8B budget deal Updated: May-24-16 5:58 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin and Republican legislative leaders announced a nearly $6.8 billion budget agreement Tuesday that would include no further funding cuts for public K-12 schools and prevent deep cuts to Medicaid provider rates but impose deep funding cuts on public colleges and universities.
- Correction: Teacher Raises-Sales Taxes story Updated: May-18-16 12:33 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - In a story May 17 about a proposed cigarette tax increase, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the proposal would reduce planned cuts to Oklahoma's Medicare reimbursement rates. It would reduce planned cuts to the state's Medicaid reimbursement rates.
- Education cuts prompt revolt, despair in Oklahoma Updated: May-05-16 1:13 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - Oklahoma is accustomed to being at the back of the class in funding for public education: It ranks 48th among the 50 states plus the District of Columbia in teacher pay and 49th in spending per student.