But from everything we hear, the legislative session that ended last week was long on bluster and short on substance.
We aren't the only ones who think so. The Tulsa World noted that the best thing about this session of the legislature was its ending.
From the World:
Yet again and again and again, the Legislature set aside important issues to debate what inconveniences, irritations, embarrassments and unconstitutional burdens it could lay upon women seeking abortions.Read the entire editorial here.
Meanwhile, a state budget crisis left the state's public schools starving for money and prisons dangerously understaffed, but lawmakers were too busy working on plans to keep lucrative corporate-welfare tax incentives flowing to their wealthy political donors.
There might not be enough money to pay for janitors to clean the restrooms of public schools, but there were millions available for a select few oilmen.