Sen. Taylor on Keating Budget Vetoes
Statement by Senator
"I'm pleased that Governor Keating
signed the supplemental appropriations, but it is disappointing that
it took him so long to recognize the importance of the emergencies.
If he had just exercised some leadership in this process, the supplemental
measures would have been approved two weeks ago. There would have been
no need to send out cut-off letters to
"Instead of leading as he was elected to do, he sat on the sidelines and let House Minority Leader Fred Morgan act as de facto governor and set the state budget agenda. I think Oklahoma voters expect more from the person they elected as their governor."
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