OKLAHOMA CITY – Though the Oklahoma Legislature increased funding to education, dramatically changed the way the governor oversees the executive branch and earmarked additional funding for health care, much more work needs to be done, two area lawmakers said.

With the first session of the 57th Oklahoma Legislature now a memory, members of the legislature will spend the next several months studying issues and preparing for the 2020 session.

And though many have praised the legislature’s work this year, state Rep. Trey Caldwell said lawmakers will still have to address the possibility of expanding Medicaid or stand by and watch as the voters, themselves, made the decisions.



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