by RANDY ELLIS
February 11, 2019
Six state agencies have submitted requests for supplemental funding totaling more than $32 million to help get through the current fiscal year that ends June 30.
The total would have been larger, but a request for $7.5 million to renovate Oklahoma’s 90-year-old governor’s mansion was withdrawn after Kevin Stitt was elected governor.
Built in 1928, the governor’s mansion is showing its age with problems like rotting window sills, creaking floorboards and water infiltration issues. It is also in need of major updates to electrical, mechanical, plumbing and life safety infrastructure, officials said.
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