Editorial: ‘Useless Acrimony’ Obscures Real #okleg Budget Work – NonDoc

Editorial: ‘Useless acrimony’ obscures real #okleg budget work – NonDoc

House Democrats dine at Empire Slice House with members of Let’s Fix This, a voter-engagement advocacy organization based in Oklahoma City. (William W. Savage III)

It’s that time of legislative session when action on the budget heats up and stress within the Oklahoma State Capitol causes hurt feelings, odd outbursts and delicious drama.
While the Oklahoma Legislature’s GOP leadership is working revenue proposals through JCAB in a linear manner — bills that require only 51 House votes first, followed by initiatives that would require 76 — the prevailing narrative outside of 23rd and Lincoln focuses on supposed inaction.
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