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New Week Brings New Opportunities For State Budget Deal

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The State Senate and House will be back in session Monday, after failing last week to pass the largest tax increase in state history.

11/8/2017 Related Story: House Again Falls Short In Vote For Oklahoma Budget Fix

Now, they're trying to find new ways to bridge the state's $215 million budget hole. 

House leaders say this week they plan to present a bill to dip into revolving funds.  

It would only need a simple majority vote to pass because it's not a new tax. 

New taxes require the backing of 75% of members.

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