By Carmen Forman
Gov. Kevin Stitt and leaders of the Oklahoma House and Senate announced a state budget deal Tuesday that includes more than $200 million in new education funding and pay raises for teachers and state employees.
The $8.3 billion fiscal year 2020 budget is the largest in state history and includes approximately $500 million in new state spending,
The proposed budget appropriates $203 million in new education spending, including an average teacher pay raise of $1,220 for 97 percent of Oklahoma teachers.
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