Oklahoma higher education officials ask for 9.47 percent budget increase

Oklahoma higher education officials are asking for a $90.4 million increase in next year’s budget, NewsOK reports. Higher education officials announced their budget request for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. The request comes to about $1.046 billion, a 9.47 percent increase over the current budget. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education approved appropriations request at a special budget meeting…

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Laura Ascione