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Gov. Stitt Signs Budget Bills to Keep State Funded Through April

Posted at 10:07 PM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 23:07:32-04

Governor Kevin Stitt signed bills Thursday that will keep the state going through the rest of April.

Oklahoma is facing a $450 million deficit for the rest of the fiscal year, according to a statement released by government officials.

The governor signed two of three budget bills to plug the hole.

One bill sends more than $200 million of the state's rainy day fund to the Revenue Stabilization Fund, officials said. The other allows the Office of Management and Enterprise Services to withdraw funds to avoid cuts to certain agencies and education.

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