Oklahoma legislature kicks off first day in capitol

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Meanwhile, lawmakers in Oklahoma are kicking off their first day back in the capitol.

The 2018 legislative session started at noon today. The state budget and specifically education funding are among top priorities.

State representative Ben Loring of Miami is also hoping to address issues with electric utilities. House Bill 2817 would touch on everything from how potential rate increases are handled to negotiations over exclusivity.

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