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State Capitol
11:37 am
Sun March 30, 2014

At Legislative Midpoint, Negotiations To Begin On Oklahoma Budget, Policy

House Speaker Jeff Hickman (R-Fairview) at Gov. Mary Fallin's State of the State address - February 3, 2014.
Credit Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

Oklahoma's governor and Republican legislative leaders agree in principle on cutting taxes, a multi-million dollar overhaul of the Capitol and revamping the pension system for state workers, but each side has different ideas on the specifics.

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State Capitol
11:01 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Reformed Planning Commission Holds First Meeting On Crumbling Oklahoma Capitol

Credit ensign_beedrill / Flickr Creative Commons

State agencies are requesting more than 1,500 capital projects totaling more than $500 million, members of the reformed Long-Range Capital Planning Commission were told Tuesday during their first meeting.

Ben Chase, senior planner with the Office of Management and Enterprise Services’ division of capital assets management, said the requests were submitted by state agencies between February and June.

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Politics and Government
9:59 am
Wed February 20, 2013

State Capitol Round-Up - Feb. 15

It’s early in the session, so the major issues before lawmakers remain mainly un-addressed and unresolved. Our main topics this week:

> Tax credit changes may be dead.

> A workers’ compensation bill could be in a Senate committee by Tuesday.

> Conspiracy theory may thwart water conservation plan.

> State Capitol may get $10 million for repairs next week.

> Equalization board should give lawmakers more money to spend.

Dank's Tax Credit Plan Dunked

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