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Posted Feb 26, 2015 at 12:00 PM

The Senate Rules Committee has advanced three of the proposals introduced by Sen. David Holt, R-Oklahoma City, to modernize Oklahoma’s election system and increase rapidly declining voter participation. 

Posted Feb 25, 2015 at 3:00 PM

A bill that would give property owners the right to refuse installation of a "smart meter" by utility companies cleared a House committee this week.

Posted Feb 25, 2015 at 1:00 PM

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister lauded both the House and Senate Education Committees for recently approving bills aimed at reducing seven end-of-instruction exams.

Posted Feb 24, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Motorcyclists from across the state will converge on the Capitol today to meet with legislators to discuss various public issues. 

Posted Feb 24, 2015 at 12:00 PM

State insurance professionals are embracing a new rule aimed at helping Oklahomans make the right decision about earthquake insurance. More than 2,500 property insurance agents, customer service representatives and adjusters have...

Posted Feb 24, 2015 at 8:00 AM

House Bill 1361 barely had time to breathe outside of a committee hearing before a public outcry began descending on the State Capitol.The bill, approved by a 10-1 vote by the House Public Safety Committee on which Rep. Pat Ownbey,...

Posted Feb 24, 2015 at 8:00 AM

It came as no surprise when the majority of the Ardmore area was shut down Monday morning because of inclement weather. Sleet and freezing conditions created hazardous driving conditions throughout most of the area as the Department of...

Posted Feb 23, 2015 at 12:00 PM

A bill that would increase transparency by providing longer notice and more public hearings before local governments can take private property using eminent domain has cleared a House committee.

Posted Feb 23, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Technology center staff and industry partners converged on the state Capitol recently to recognize outstanding businesses who work alongside tech centers to build better communities. Southern Oklahoma Technology Center nominated...

Posted Feb 23, 2015 at 8:00 AM

As long as there has been a signal light, there has been some amount of confusion in regard to what the yellow light truly means. Does it mean pedal to the metal? What is the correct answer to avoid a conversation with one of those civil...

Updated Feb 20, 2015 at 1:46 PM

Legislation aimed at educating children about sexual abuse and prevention has passed the Senate Education committee, clearing another hurdle and moving one step closer to becoming a law, according to State Senator Wayne Shaw, R-Grove.

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