New budget to include $3 million in drought resources
May 22, 2022
The next to the last week of the 2022 legislative session was extremely productive as we worked on measures to help address pressing needs throughout our state through a variety of policy legislation and with the budget process. I think just about everyone here in the Panhandle and Western Oklahoma is focused on the fact that we’re desperately in need of rain, and until that happens, we need resources to deal with the drought. That’s something we addressed in the new budget.
Back in 2013, the Legislature created an Emergency Drought Relief Fund to help provide resources once a drought...