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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):

2 p.m.

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...

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