OKLAHOMA CITY —
For that reason, even though Oklahoma’s economy is doing well and overall revenue collections are rising, the Legislature has less money to appropriate to state programs.
“We have to be mindful of legislation that gets passed or discussed outside of the budget talks,” Doerflinger said. “We can’t have legislation that would take even more money off the top ... while we’re trying to discuss what a budget would look like.
“We have to think past our noses in this building, and sometimes we have difficulty with that.”
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