Budget hogs are the departments or agencies that gobble up most of what’s dumped in Oklahoma’s trough. In FY2011 alone, 10 of these beasts ate up almost $5.5 billion in funding — nearly 89 percent of the state’s appropriations budget.
Top 10 Appropriations for FY2011
|Health Care Authority||$700,000,000||12.80%|
|Department of Human Services||$500,000,000||9.15%|
|Department of Corrections||$462,000,000||8.45%|
|Mental Health/Substance Abuse||$184,000,000||3.36%|
|Department of Transportation||$115,000,000||2.10%|
|Office of Juvenile Affairs||$98,000,000||1.79%|
|Department of Public Safety||$88,000,000||1.62%|
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