CareerTech

Career Tech
9:44 am
Fri September 20, 2013

CareerTech To Create Biz Plan For Appropriation Request

Robert Sommers
Credit Governor Mary Fallin's Office

Career and Technology Education Executive Director Robert Sommers said Thursday the agency has been granted an extension with their budget request proposal.

In lieu of a traditional request, Sommers said the agency will put together a business plan outlining, not just the programs in the CareerTech system, but the value of the agency and its contribution to the state.

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State Capitol
6:45 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Okla. Legislators, Governor Reach Deal on Budget

Gov. Mary Fallin, House Speaker T.W. Shannon (R-Lawton) and other legislative leaders announce Thursday's budget agreement at the State Capitol.
Credit Kurt Gwartney / KGOU

Lawmakers have until the end of this month to complete their work, including the passing of a state budget. The adjournment date might come sooner with the announcement of an agreement on how to spend the state’s money.

The budget to pay for Oklahoma’s government will be $7.1 billion for the fiscal year beginning July 1, under an agreement between Gov. Mary Fallin and legislative leaders. For most state agencies the amount of money they’ll receive in the new budget year is the same as last, but Fallin says the largest increase in the budget is for public schools in Oklahoma.

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