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Per Student Spending in Oklahoma Has Dropped 23.6% Since 2008

Per Student Spending in Oklahoma Has Dropped 23.6% Since 2008
A new study shows that Oklahoma continues to have a major education funding crisis and no amount of denial by Gov. Mary Fallin's office is going to make it go away. In its study, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities shows that per student spending has dropped in Oklahoma by 23.6 percent since 2008. This means, adjusting for inflation, the state spends $857 less per student each year. The decline is the steepest in the nation.
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Borderline Crazy: Oklahoma Gov Smears Refugee Children in Attempt to Stir Up the Base

Borderline Crazy: Oklahoma Gov Smears Refugee Children in Attempt to Stir Up the Base
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin's attempt to make a group of impoverished refugee children fodder for her reelection will surely test the limits of the the state electorate's cravenness and ignorance. It wouldn't be the first time a candidate resorted to extremes in the face of falling poll numbers.
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Oklahoma Guts Pension Plans to Pay for Oil and Gas Industry Tax Cuts

Oklahoma Guts Pension Plans to Pay for Oil and Gas Industry Tax Cuts
Gov. Mary Fallin has signed into law a bill that ends pensions for new state employees under the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System, moving new hires into 401(k)-styled plans that don't offer a guaranteed benefit. The only question now is what's next when it comes to cutting state pension plans in Oklahoma?
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Not OK: Oklahoma Anti-Abortion Measure Harasses and Intimidates

Not OK: Oklahoma Anti-Abortion Measure Harasses and Intimidates
In another blow to civil rights and reproductive health options, Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma signed a bill into law last week that allows tax payers to sue abortion providers should they allegedly fail to meet strict new reporting regulations—opening the door for frivolous lawsuits from anti-abortion religious zealots.
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