The Budget Debate, in Tweets

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On the House floor Friday, Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Mustang, who chairs the House Appropriations and Budget Committee, defends the budget as "miraculous" because it avoids deep cuts to core services.

The debate on the House floor over the nearly $7 billion appropriated budget for fiscal 2018 budget was passionate and often heated. Here’s a recap via live tweets from Oklahoma Watch reporter Trevor Brown.

Proposed 2018 Appropriated Budget