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More executive power on wish list for Oklahoma governor


February 2, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, the former CEO who broadly expanded executive powers in his first term last year, asked the Legislature to extend those even further and made a case for setting aside more money into savings during his State of the State address to lawmakers on Monday.

In his speech to the Republican-controlled House and Senate, Stitt said the state's financial picture is improving in part because of his emphasis on savings. He urged lawmakers to send a proposal to voters to increase the cap on the state's Constitutional Reserve Fund from 15% of certified co...

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