Step Up, Oklahoma

Step Up, Oklahoma Annemarie Cuccia After a year of budget shortfalls and funding crises, the Oklahoma legislature is entering a concurrent session in an attempt to rectify budget problems while continuing to govern. The session began with Mary Fallin’s final State of the State, in which she encouraged legislators to support a plan she believes can restore Oklahoma, called the Step Up plan. The plan was submitted by a group of community and business leaders to the legislature, and both parties have their concerns. As the legislature moves towards a vote, many Oklahomans are unaware of what the plan even…