It’s been 4 months, 22 days since Oklahomans decided buying booze in the grocery store is important and funding teacher raises isn’t.
The Greater OKC Chamber killed the bill by pumping over $900,000 into a convoluted ad campaign that misled the public. They claimed there would be a “better plan” for funding teacher pay, which will soon be 51st in the nation.
With this legislative session more than halfway finished, I felt it was time to update the public as to the progress towards a “better plan”.
Here’s what the legislature has accomplished in addressing low teacher pay:
Coincidentally, it’s the same amount of lobbying the Greater OKC Chamber has done on behalf of teachers.
Tick Tock, OK.