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Oklahoma Slashes Higher Ed Budget By 3.5%

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igher education will receive a 3.5 percent cut from state appropriations, a member of the Oklahoma House appropriations committee said Friday [Feb. 19] at a townhall forum.

Rep. Scott Martin, R-Newcastle, told a small crowd consisting of students and Norman residents at the Norman Chamber of Commerce that while the average rate of state funding cut is 7.5 percent in other departments, higher education was able to come out with a lower percentage of cuts after budget negotiations were finished.

Read the whole story at The Oklahoma Daily