OKLAHOMA CITY —
OKLAHOMA CITY —
Three bills that would reform county government were approved in House committees before the deadline for committee hearings on House bills.
A plan to cut both Oklahoma’s corporate and individual income tax rates has cleared the Oklahoma House over the objections of Democrats who contend the resulting loss of revenue will decimate critical state services like education, public safety and health care.
The Oklahoma Department of Health says two more people have died from the flu during the past week, adding to the record number of influenza-related deaths in the state.
Lt. Governor Todd Lamb kicked-off his reelection campaign today at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.9-magnitude earthquake has been recorded in the Lake Arcadia area in Edmond.
A former Oklahoma state senator who unsuccessfully ran for governor four years ago officially abandoned his latest bid for the office Monday, saying he’s instead seeking election to Sen. Tom Coburn’s seat in Washington, which is opening up.
A proposal to create a cabinet-level position focusing on Native American affairs within the Governor’s Office would be a positive step in improving the relationships between Oklahoma and its 39 tribes, tribal leaders say.
A plan to consolidate Oklahoma’s arts, history and tourism agencies into one new organization has narrowly cleared a House committee.
A House committee has approved a bill that would require certain couples who have children and are seeking a divorce to go through an Oklahoma Marriage Initiative program before the divorce is granted.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports three more deaths in the state due to the flu.