‘State Government’ Category

Allbaugh Says Prisons A Mess

Interim Corrections Director Joe Allbaugh says the state’s prison system is  mess. http://www.news9.com/story/31190950/new-interim-director-of-corrections-says-facilities-crumbling-morale-low

Outreach Campaign To Reunite Property With Owners Heads to TV, Internet

Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller’s unclaimed property program is heading to television with a new mascot. Traditionally, the program has advertised in newspapers in… 0

Corporation Commission Warns Public of Utility Phone Scam

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission and Oklahoma Gas and Electric are warning Oklahomans about a sophisticated phone scam that is targeting utility customers. According… 0

Hofmeister in DC Testifying About Local Education Control

Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister is in Washington, D.C. this morning to testify before the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary… 0

January General Revenue Fund Collections Take Another Hit from Cheap Oil

By Jason Doyle Oden Another expected miss for General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in January. This time, collections missed the estimate by 17.2… 0

More Calls For Action On Earthquakes From Morrissette

More charges from Rep. Richard Morrissette that Governor Fallin and the Oklahoma Corporation Commission did not act fast enough in response to earthquakes… 1

Equal Pay Measure Takes Next Step in House

A measure to help bridge the gender pay gap has passed its first hurdle in the House.  Rep. Jason Dunnington’s House Bill 2929… 1

Subcommittee Moves Extension of Well Plugging Fund

House Bill 2303 funds the state’s oil/gas well plugging fund for another five years and won approval in the House Appropriations and Budget… 0

Salary Freeze? What Salary Freeze?

By Randy Ellis The Oklahoman Thousands of Oklahoma state employees were given raises last year, despite dire warnings of an approaching budget shortfall… 1

January Tax Collections Down by $150 Million

January got 2016 off to a rough start when it comes to the state treasury. According to Treasurer Ken Miller, Monthly Gross Receipts… 0

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