Oklahoma Governor Ends Temporary State Funding of Federal Programs

Oklahoma Governor Ends Temporary State Funding of Federal Programs

While the federal government shutdown may be nearing an end, Oklahoma's top executive isn't taking any chances.
OKLAHOMA--- While the federal government shutdown may be nearing an end, Oklahoma's top executive isn't taking any chances. Just hours before a potential solution was announced, Governor Mary Fallin directed state agencies to end temporary state funding of federal programs unless reimbursement is guaranteed. In a statement, she said that Oklahoma does not have the resources to quote "prop up federal programs." Missouri lawmakers are already considering a Medicaid expansion for the 2014 legislatie session.
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