Dec. 19, 2018: Surplus ‘is not a blank check,’ Stitt warns (Enid News & Eagle)

Just hours after state leaders learned there may be millions more to spend next year, newly elected Gov. Kevin Stitt had a blunt warning for the Republican-controlled Legislature.

In all, lawmakers learned Wednesday they could have $612.4 million — or 8 percent — more to spend when they sit down to hash out the upcoming state budget….

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