Budget Briefing: Summer Gasoline Prices in OK Could Top $5 a Gallon Record

In the news this morning:

Oklahoma Drivers to Get Little Relief from High Gasoline Prices Oklahoma is faring better than most states, but: “For much of the past two months, Oklahoma drivers have seen the highest gasoline prices ever for this time of year.” (newsok.com)

Strong Tax Revenue Speeds up Jail Payback Better-than-expected sales taxes mean unexpected $7 million payment for Cleveland County Jail construction. (normantranscript.com)

EMSA to Undergo Review of Operations, Billing Records “A World investigation found 124 people who were sued and lived at addresses listed in city records as paying the utility fee.” (tulsaworld.com)

Oklahoma Department of Human Services Reforms to Cost $150 Million a Year “Under an improvement plan made public Friday, the state will be responsible for about $100 million a year and the federal government will contribute about $50 million.” (newsok.com)


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