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Legislature Passes FY 2021 Budget After Overriding Governor's Veto

Legislature Passes FY 2021 Budget After Overriding Governor's Veto

News9.com
Wednesday, May 13th 2020, 3:29 pm
By: News 9

OKLAHOMA CITY - Both chambers of the Oklahoma legislature Wednesday overrode a veto from Gov. Kevin Stitt from earlier in the day, giving the state an approved budget for FY 2021.

The House voted 79-20 to override Stitt's veto of SB1922, hours after Oklahoma senators trumped the governor by a vote of 35-11. That override came less than an hour after Gov. Kevin Stitt vetoed the legislature's proposed budget, and that veto was on top of three earlier in the day on bills intended by legislators to fill a $1.4B budget gap.

“This budget was created behind closed doors, without meaningful input or consultation from the executive branch," Stitt said in a statement emailed to News 9... FULL ARTICLE

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