The multi-county grand jury considering accusations of corruption by Rogers County officials recessed Thursday until mid-January, saying it needed more time to complete its investigation.
Elected officials, including state legislators, might soon have to pass a test indicating their basic knowledge of the office they hold under a plan being pushed by one state legislator.
A bill, sponsored by Rep. Markwayne Mullin that will allow construction of a memorial to Native American veterans on the grounds of the National Museum of th American Indian, was approved today the U.S. House of Representatives.
More than 1,600 Oklahoma residents successfully signed up for health insurance coverage in the first two months of the troubled HealthCare.gov website that allows people to shop for and purchase a plan, officials said Wednesday.
Collections to the main operating fund used to pay for state government in Oklahoma continue to trail the official estimate, finance officials reported Wednesday, a trend that could lead to budget cuts for state agencies if it continues.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela’s universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
While Gov. Mary Fallin and legislative leaders waited for the completion of an independent study on state employee pay, House Speaker T.W. Shannon approved more than a quarter of a million dollars in annual pay increases for his staff, according to House documents released Monday.
At least two deaths have been blamed on a winter storm sweeping through Oklahoma that has brought snow and ice and bone-chilling temperatures.
Flags were lowered to half-staff across South Africa and people in black townships, in upscale mostly white suburbs and in the country’s vast rural grasslands commemorated Nelson Mandela with song, tears and prayers on Friday while pledging to adhere to the values of unity and democracy that he embodied.