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Posted Apr 24, 2015 at 1:00 PM

State Rep. Pat Ownbey and other state lawmakers plan to participate in a 9 a.m. Monday ceremony to raise awareness about child abuse in Oklahoma. Flags representing the 60 children who died from abuse in Oklahoma in 2014 will be placed on the south side of the Oklahoma State Capitol. 

Posted Apr 24, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Thursday commented on the passage of Senate Bill 676, a bill that protects Oklahoma from unlawful EPA overreach, in the Oklahoma House of Representatives:

Posted Apr 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister praised Gov. Mary Fallin today for signing legislation aimed at alleviating the teacher shortage.

Posted Apr 23, 2015 at 1:00 PM

House Joint Resolution 1012, better known as the "right to farm" amendment, passed the Oklahoma Senate Tuesday with overwhelming support, on a vote of 39-6.

Posted Apr 23, 2015 at 12:00 PM

State Rep. Cory Williams, D-Stillwater, called Tuesday for a moratorium on oil and gas wastewater disposal wells in the 16 counties the Oklahoma Corporation Commission has identified as "areas of interest" because of...

Posted Apr 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM

A measure by state Rep. Chuck Hoskin that’s intended to provide a degree of protection for highway maintenance vehicles and workers encountered little resistance in the Legislature and was signed recently by the governor.

Posted Apr 23, 2015 at 10:00 AM

The Senate and House on Tuesday gave final approval to two proposals that would develop a system for evaluating tax credits and economic incentives to determine their effectiveness. Authored by Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman...

Updated Apr 22, 2015 at 12:16 PM

Representative Mike Brown has requested federal assistance in obtaining a variance in the size of church signs allowed along Oklahoma’s highways from the Federal Highway Administration. According to current regulation, these signs...

Updated Apr 22, 2015 at 11:43 AM

Governor Mary Fallin has signed House Bill 1074—The Oklahoma Right To Try Act—into law. The Right To Try Act allows doctors to prescribe medicines to the terminally ill that are being used in clinical trials but are not yet...

Updated Apr 22, 2015 at 11:41 AM

Gov. Fallin recently signed into law a measure to address Oklahoma’s historic teacher shortage. On Monday, Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced that the state still has around 1,000 vacant...

Posted Apr 21, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Standing in for Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI), Senator James Lankford (R-OK) led a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing Monday on the challenges facing the U.S. Census Bureau in an effort to modernize and be...

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