Budget Shortfall Information

Photo by eric731 / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Photo by eric731 / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Next year Oklahoma is facing what could be the largest budget shortfall in state history. Oklahoma Policy Institute is closely monitoring various budget proposals and advocating for the best ideas to close the gap between plummeting state revenues and long-neglected funding needs for core services. Listed below are  presentations, fact sheets, blog posts, and other information we’ve prepared related to the budget shortfall, as well as links to media coverage of the issue. We’ll continue to update this page as the situation develops. Please also see our Advocacy Alerts page for updated information on key tax and budget bills that are moving through the Legislature.

Fact Sheets & Reports

Blog Posts, Statements & Columns

Advocacy Alerts

Reports by Others

Media Coverage & Op-Eds


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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