The House has passed SB 1102, which creates the Oklahoma State Retirement Systems Revolving Fund, another component of the legislature’s decision to require a designated funding source for all cost of living adjustments for retired state workers.Read More »
Can it really be 90 days since sine die adjournment of the Oklahoma Legislature? Why, yes it can—otherwise, a whole boatload of significant legislation would not be going into effect today (Friday). It would be difficult to pick a single measure ...
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Before the budget agreement stole its thunder, pension reform was set to be the story of the day Tuesday. Gov. Mary Fallin signed a cartload of reform bills, and a Senate panel released its own set of proposals. Oklahoma’s seven ...Read More »
There could be only four weeks of the 2011 session left, instead of five, if legislative leaders get their way. Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, and House Speaker Kris Steele, R-Shawnee, both say they want to let school ...
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Things can get a bit testy at the Oklahoma State Capitol, maybe more so this session when money is tight and legislators are addressing so many sensitive issues as they try to fill a half-billion-dollar budget hole. Some lawmakers are ...Read More »