Murdock's Minutes: Legislators back at work; Capitol building open to public
May 8, 2020
On Monday, May 4, members of the House and Senate returned to the Capitol to resume floor work on the 2020 legislative session. We still have a number of policy bills to address, executive nominations to complete, and we must finalize the 2021 fiscal budget, which will begin on July 1, 2020.
I shared the information presented to the State Board of Equalization last month – we’re facing significant reductions in revenue due to low energy prices and the economic impact of the pandemic. Unlike the federal government, Oklahoma has a constitutional requirement to write and pass a balanced bu...