An agreement on balancing Oklahoma’s remaining fiscal 2010 budget announced last week includes cuts for some state agencies, a drawdown of the budget stabilization fund, and an early use of federal stimulus dollars.

Gov. Brad Henry, House Speaker Chris Benge, R-Tulsa, and Senate President pro tempore Glenn Coffee, R-Oklahoma City, said they hoped for quick approval of the budget proposal by lawmakers this week so work can begin on the fiscal 2011 budget.

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