State: February general revenue collections miss estimate

Total year-to-date estimate slightly above at 3.5%

State: February general revenue collections miss estimate

OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in February were $294.2 million and came in at $2.0 million, or 0.7 percent, below the monthly estimate. This amount is $46.2 million, or 18.6 percent, above collections in February of 2017. Total collections over the first eight months of the fiscal year were $3.6 billion which is $120.4 million, […]

December GRF receipts above estimate

Year-to-date shows small increase of only 2.9%

December GRF receipts above estimate

OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in December were $512.6 million and came in at $36.6 million, or 7.7 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $93.1 million, or 22.2 percent above collections in December of 2016. Total collections over the first six months of the fiscal year were $2.7 billion which is $75.2 […]

November GRF receipts 7.9% above monthly estimate

Year-to-date comes in slightly above estimate at 1.8%

November GRF receipts 7.9% above monthly estimate

OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in November were $390.6 million and came in at $28.7 million, or 7.9 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $48.2 million, or 14.1 percent above collections in November of 2016. Total collections over the first five months of the fiscal year were $2.2 billion which is $38.6 […]

God’s Food Bank receives grant

From left to right: Len Tontz, Central Trustee; Monika Lamb, God's Food Bank Board Member; and Chuck Lamb, God's Food Bank Board Member and Parliamentarian.

God’s Food Bank receives grant

The Community Foundation of Central Electric Cooperative board recently approved a $1,500 grant to God’s Food Bank. The grant will help provide holiday grocery items for families and individuals in Logan County.

Department of Corrections requesting $1B increase in state funding

Includes staff raises, 2 medium-security prisons, expanded programs

Department of Corrections requesting $1B increase in state funding

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections will request $1.53 billion in state funding for Fiscal Year 2019, including $813 million for two new medium security prisons. Other priorities include support to expand re-entry, mental health and substance abuse programs, officials announced.

Governor Mary Fallin vetoes most of revised budget bill

Preserves funding for cre Health, Human Services

Governor Mary Fallin vetoes most of revised budget bill

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin this evening vetoed most of the revised budget bill approved by legislators in special session. She kept intact parts of the bill that temporarily preserve funding for key health and human services until lawmakers return in another special session to approve long-term funding solutions.