Governor Fallin Announces Second Special Session

Governor Mary Fallin is calling a second special session December 18. She made the announcement Thursday evening, just one day after she told us she would wait until after December 20 to make her decision.

Lawmakers say the decision will likely interfere with their holiday plans. They’re wondering, why not wait till after the new year?

Lawmakers got themselves into this mess when they passed an unconstitutional tobacco tax, leaving the budget $215-million dollars short.

The governor called a special session and after two months, the legislature reached an agreement only to have the governor veto much of it, leaving a $110-million hole now.

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