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Legislative move would privatize, endanger state worker pensions, employee reps contend (access required)

Representatives of three public employee groups said Tuesday that the latest pension reform discussion is headed toward privatization, which could jeopardize the retirement benefits of thousands of state workers.

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Fallin approves two-year extension of OETA (access required)

A bill that lengthened last Thursday’s floor session in the House–due to some intense debate on both sides–is now law, with Gov. Mary Fallin attaching her signature to HB 2236, which extends the life of the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority for two years.

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House vote gives OETA two-year extension (access required)

Discussion of whether the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority should remain a state entity is not new, but the debate has intensified this session.

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Aldridge: ‘Not trying to kill OETA’ (access required)

The bill to restrict the continued authorization of the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority finally made it to the Senate floor Wednesday, carried by Sen. Cliff Aldridge, R-Midwest City.

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