Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signs key bills for $9B budget
May 23, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed key legislation Monday to implement a $9 billion spending plan for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
The general appropriations bill Stitt signed outlines state funding for various agencies.
Stitt and Republican legislative leaders announced an agreement two weeks ago on an $8.3 billion spending plan. Still, Stitt spokeswoman Carly Atchison says the final budget bills approved by the Legislature authorize a total of $9.06 billion in spending for the Fiscal Year 2022 budget.
Among the key provisions of this year's budget agreement is an...