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The Latest: Oklahoma House, Senate convene special session


September 24, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on a special session of the Oklahoma Legislature to patch a $215 million hole in the state budget (all times local):

1:35 p.m.

The Oklahoma House and Senate have convened for a special legislative session to find a way to patch an estimated $215 million hole in the state budget.

Both chambers of the Legislature met at 1:30 p.m. Monday for a session that could last at least two weeks. It is the first special session since 2013.

The Senate on Monday unveiled its plan to shore up the state budget through a combination of a cigarette tax, motor fuel tax and the...

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