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Posted at 12:00 PM

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed action to reduce harmful emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) to improve visibility at some of Texas' and Oklahoma's most treasured parks and wilderness areas. After a thorough review, EPA has proposed to partially approve and partially disapprove the state of Texas’ regional haze plan intended to meet federal Clean Air Act requirements for improving visibility and reducing haze in the nation’s...

Posted Nov 26, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Oklahoma’s children need your help! There is a desperate need for families willing to open their homes and make the commitment to provide nurturing, consistent, loving care to children in OKDHS custody. The number of confirmed...

Posted Nov 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after President Barack Obama announced the resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

Posted Nov 26, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt along with attorneys general from 16 other states filed a comment letter with the EPA opposing the agency’s unlawful plan to regulate power plants.

Posted Nov 25, 2014 at 3:00 PM

AA Oklahoma projects 601,700 Oklahomans will travel this year over the long Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.7 percent increase over 2013. Ninety percent of these travelers – 542,000...

Posted Nov 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Sen. Brian Crain is promoting legislation for the 2015 session to secure critically needed additional education funding in Oklahoma by creating separate trusts for higher and common education through two 30-year, $2.5 billion bond...

Posted Nov 24, 2014 at 3:00 PM

The Oklahoma State Department of Health will receive $1.15 million over five years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to gather critical data on homicide and suicide using the National Violent Death Reporting System.

Posted Nov 24, 2014 at 1:00 PM

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Environment and Publics Works Committee, Friday called the Renewable Fuel Standard "broken" after the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision to defer until...

Posted Nov 20, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Without all the proper information, it would be nearly impossible for anyone to make a correct and useful decision. This is true for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation when setting harvest limits and seasons for proper...

Posted Nov 19, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Following the swearing-in of new and returning Senators on Tuesday, Senate Republicans met in caucus to elect their leadership team for the 55th Oklahoma Legislature. Without opposition, Sen. Brian Bingman was reelected as President Pro...

Posted Nov 18, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Propane wholesalers and retailers and state officials say they have implemented measures to avoid a crisis such as the one that resulted in staggering price hikes last winter.

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