Sunday, February 13, 2011

Fiscal Analysts Give Fallin's Budget High Marks

Governor Fallin's budget has been a topic of intense discussion since she unveiled it and most analysts and observers give her high marks for what generally can be called a "reasonable" budget based on the state's current financial condition.

Among those monitoring discussion on Fallin's budget is The Oklahoman's Michael McNutt, who interviewed two fiscal experts. He writes that Fallin "deserves credit for looking for ways other than just slashing state agency budgets to deal with an anticipated $600 million budget shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year, two fiscal policy analysts say."

To read the comments of experts from the Oklahoma Policy Council and the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, go to

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