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Governor Decides Against Special Session for Oil Patch Impacts

Governor Dalrymple announced this week that he will not call a special session in advance of the 2015 state legislative session to address local impacts in the oil patch.  Democratic lawmakers had asked the Governor to call a special session earlier this year.  The Governor said in his announcement that state leaders are confident that issues can be addressed in the oil patch without a special session.  The 2013 legislature appropriated approximately $2.5 billion to address the oil patch needs.  Read more in The Forum.


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