New state budget raises taxes while borrowing $325,000,000

Tulsa Beacon:

Higher education will be cut by 7.66 percent. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (the state Medicaid provider) will get a 9.24 percent increase. The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services will get a 2.18 percent increase.

Government (redistributed tax dollars) health care spending growth has long crowded out other expenditures.

K-12 spending has grown substantially over the decades.