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Old 02-06-2007, 04:21 PM
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Feb 5, 2007 Oklahoma's Governor Brad Henry reported:[LIST][*]Oklahoma has seen 100,000 new jobs created in less than four years. [*]Oklahoma's unemployment is low. [*]Oklahoma's economic and per capita income growth consistently ranks among the best in the nation. [*]Oklahoma's early childhood education programs are hailed as the finest in the country. [*]College enrollment is at record levels.
[/LIST]More opportunities lie ahead.

Gov. Henry's agenda, in part:[LIST][*]Develop a $15 million voluntary early childhood education program for 3 year olds. [*]Establish a permanent funding source for the Oklahoma Higher Learning Access Program. (OHLAP)[url]http://www.okhighered.org/ohlap/[/url][*]Increase teacher pay funding [*]Dedicate new money to the underfunded state Teacher's Retirement System[*]Allow Oklahoman's to secure U.S made prescriptions drugs from other countries.[*]Make more children eligible for health care by loosening the Medicaid qualification standards at a cost of $8.6 millin.[*]Widen the eligibility for the Insure Oklahoma program, which provides insurance to employees in small businesses using tobacco tax revenue.[/LIST]

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