Henry’s legislative agenda is supported, but voters tend to prefer building the state’s reserve fund.

Oklahoma voters generally agree with Gov. Brad Henry’s priorities but aren’t necessarily eager to pay for them, an Oklahoma Poll conducted Jan. 27-30 suggests.

The statewide survey of 773 likely voters shows high levels of moderate to strong support for such basic planks of Henry’s legislative agenda as improving roads and bridges (97 percent), common education (93 percent), welfare programs for the poor and elderly (88 percent), teacher pay (79 percent), state prisons (72 percent) and state employee raises (71 percent).

The poll, sponsored by the Tulsa World and KOTV-Channel 6, has a 3.5 percent margin of error.

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