Fallin calls corrections-reform measure “landmark” legislation (access required)

Andrea Baker of Tulsa knows the value of nontraditional corrections programs. One of them, Women in Recovery, saved her life. Baker, 39, was addicted to drugs and alcohol for 20 years. “While in addiction, I lost everything,” she said. Baker ...

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State budget agreement fueled by budget cuts, highway bond issue, cash reserves, revolving funds (access required)

Gov. Mary Fallin and legislative leaders reached agreement Tuesday afternoon on a state budget for FY 2012 that features $217 million in agency budget reductions (3.2 percent), a $70 million highway bond issue, $120 million from the state cash reserve ...

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It’s true! (access required)

More from Rumor Central: There apparently IS a budget agreement. (Just moments after Gov. Fallin said she wanted a workers’ comp reform agreement first, then they would finalize the budget)??? More to come …

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Rumor, rumor … (access required)

Greetings from Rumor Central (for the uninitiated, the Fourth Floor of the Oklahoma State Capitol): Word (educated wishful thinking?) is circulating through the Capitol that there may be a budget-agreement announcement today. Keeping everything crossed …

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