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Incoming GOP Senate leader calls for new Oklahoma agency


November 16, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The incoming Republican leader of the Oklahoma Senate says he wants to create a new state agency to evaluate spending and performance of all other state agencies.

New Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat announced Thursday he's filed a bill to create the Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency.

Treat says he envisions the new agency having a staff of six to eight people who would have access to agency data and budgets and would conduct performance evaluations of agencies or specific divisions.

Creation of the agency aligns with calls by Republican Gov.-elect Kevi...

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