Board of Equalization to certify Okla. revenue


Story Comments Share

Updated: 2/19/2013 9:59 am Published: 2/19/2013 7:24 am


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma State Board of Equalization is scheduled to determine exactly how much the Legislature has to spend for the coming fiscal year.

The board headed by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is scheduled to meet Tuesday to make the final certification on the money available for appropriation on the fiscal year that begins July 1.

The board met in December and certified about $7 billion in revenue, which was about $214 million more than lawmakers spent last year. That amount was roughly what the governor's office used to craft its executive budget.

The final amount certified on Tuesday will determine exactly how much lawmakers will have to appropriate to various state agencies this year.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Story Comments Share

0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

The views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of KOKI FOX23 - Tulsa

No comments yet!
FOX23 Weather Center
69°
Feels Like: 69°
High: 72° | Low: 66°
Mostly Cloudy
Most Popular
Children found living inside meth lab operation;12 arrested
ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. -- Small children were found living in a meth lab operation. Now, a dozen people are behind bars. FOX23's Morgan Downing spoke exclusively with sheriff's investigators about what they found on a rural Rogers County ranch. Video Watch This Video
Top Stories
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.