By Josh Boak AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — After roughly three months of closed-door talks, the Trump administration and Republican congressional leaders appear to have made little concrete progress on a plan to overhaul the tax code and lower ...Read More »
By Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Christopher Espinosa has a brain tumor. The 35-year-old is a single parent, raising his two children. He’s disabled and can’t drive, so his father takes him to medical appointments and to ...Read More »
By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – It might be hard to imagine Oklahoma’s economy without oil and gas production, but a handful of legislators are attempting to plan for it. Legislative leaders approved a joint interim study on ...Read More »
By Kateleigh Mills The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – The Long-Range Capital Planning Commission is hoping to rely on residual money to fund capital projects after receiving no appropriations from the Legislature. LRCPC Planning Director Ben Davis said the commission ...
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By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – The end-of-year numbers are in, and it turns out Oklahoma’s revenue failure declaration was a false alarm. Although collections didn’t make the mark – falling short of projections by about 3.4 percent ...
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s finance secretary says cash-strapped state agencies will receive $34.6 million in leftover cash from the previous year.Read More »
By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit rose sharply in June compared to a year ago, although much of the increase reflected calendar quirks. The Treasury Department says the June deficit totaled $90.2 billion, ...Read More »
By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Two programs that help seniors and disabled Oklahomans are facing additional cuts because of Oklahoma Department of Human Services budget constraints. They are called home- and community-based programs, and they ensure people ...
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By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Although Oklahoma brought in about $160 million less in fiscal 2017 than 2016, the state’s treasurer said the economy is well on its way to improving. Ken Miller held his monthly ...Read More »
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s state treasurer says overall collections to the state treasury are improving and the state has emerged from a one-year recession.Read More »