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Posted at 9:00 AM

Senate Democratic Leader John Sparks issued the following statement regarding the election of Senator Mike Schulz as President Pro Tempore Designate. "I want to extend my congratulations to Senator Mike Schulz for his election by his caucus as President Pro Tempore Designate of the State Senate," Sparks said.  

Posted at 8:00 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — College and university presidents from across Oklahoma urged lawmakers Wednesday to ease cuts to higher education as the state grapples with a $1.3 billion hole in next fiscal year’s...

Posted Apr 27, 2016 at 8:00 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunderstorms bearing hail as big as grapefruit and winds approaching hurricane strength lashed portions of the Great Plains on Tuesday, but arrived without the grand tornadoes that many had worried about for...

Posted Apr 26, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Legislation now signed into law will keep some motorists with insurance from receiving a fine when they fail to carry their insurance verification form.

Posted Apr 25, 2016 at 9:00 AM

A measure has been signed by the governor that will require healthcare providers to give notice to some women who may have an increased risk of breast cancer.

Posted Apr 25, 2016 at 8:15 AM

The Oklahoma Legislature passed the Oklahoma Telecommunications Act in 1997, which created the Oklahoma Universal Service Fund.  The Act provides funding from the OUSF to public schools, public libraries and non-for-profit...

Posted Apr 22, 2016 at 9:00 AM

On Wednesday, the Senate passed House Bill 2599 to address growing concerns surrounding the popular use of drones.  Sen. Ron Sharp is the principal Senate author of the measure that restricts flight of unmanned aircraft over...

Posted Apr 21, 2016 at 9:00 AM

 An attack on a law enforcement officer is "an attack on our entire system of justice," state Rep. Richard Morrissette said Wednesday. It’s tantamount to an assault on society itself, echoed state Sen. Kyle...

Posted Apr 21, 2016 at 8:30 AM

The Senate on Wednesday approved a measure that would allow voters to change the way judges are nominated in the state of Oklahoma. House Bill 3162, authored by Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman and House Speaker Jeff Hickman,...

Posted Apr 21, 2016 at 8:00 AM

HOUSTON (AP) — Two aging dams deemed "extremely high risk" by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are at record pooling levels in Houston's west side after this week's torrential rainfall, but are working well and have undergone...

Posted Apr 20, 2016 at 8:15 AM

The full Senate has given its approval to a bill supporters say will enable more cold cases to be solved in Oklahoma.  Sen. Clark Jolley and Rep. Lee Denney are the principal authors of HB 2275, which amends current law so that DNA...

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