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Oklahoma: 2017-2018 Regular Session Begins
February 06, 2017

Lawmakers convene the 2017 regular session today. After receiving Governor Mary Fallin (R) to hear the State-of-the-State address, legislators will consider the budget deficit, social assistance, judicial appointments, and corrections funding. The main focus of the session is expected to revolve around education issues; including school choice, education funding, and teacher accountability. The session normally adjourns by late May.

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