Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry, House Speaker Chris Benge, and Senate president pro tempore Glenn Coffee have reached a budget agreement for fiscal 2010 that protects education, health care, public safety, and transportation from significant cuts.

The State Board of Equalization earlier this year certified a revenue estimate that gives legislators $6.46 billion to appropriate in the next budget, which is $612.5 million, or almost 9%, less than the $7.1 billion budget for fiscal 2009.

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