The Latest: Oklahoma DHS announces budget cuts
September 28, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Oklahoma budget and agency cuts (all times local):
The Oklahoma State Department of Health says it will furlough some employees and offer buyouts to others in order to cover an estimated $10 million budget shortfall.
The agency said in a news release Wednesday that employees who are paid more than $35,000 a year will be required to take an unpaid day off during each two week work cycle staring with the Oct. 30 pay period.
The release said employees who are paid $35,000 annually or less will not be affected by the furloughs.
The agency also sai...