‘State Government’ Category

Senate Sends Budget Cuts to Governor’s Desk

The Oklahoma Senate has sent the Legislature’s solution to the Fiscal Year 18 Budget to Governor Fallin. It includes a nearly two percent… 0

Murdock Heads to the Senate on Monday

Senator-elect Casey Murdock will make the move across the capitol rotunda on Monday. He’ll be sworn into office in the Senate Chamber at… 0

DOC Puts Purchasing Freeze into Place

In anticipate of budget cuts, Department of Corrections Director Joe Allbaugh instituted a purchasing freeze on Wednesday. The purchasing freeze, which comes after… 0

Spending For, Against Step Up Oklahoma Plan Might Never Be Revealed

While the Step Up Oklahoma Revenue plan failed to get past the Oklahoma House, it did reveal one thing, a gap in state… 0

Enns Wants to Raise Requirements for Initiative Petitions in Fear of Recreational Marijuana Issue

Rep. John Enns managed his bill. which make it more difficult to get an initiative petition on the ballot, through the House Rules… 1

Lankford, Matthews Announces 1921 Tulsa Race Riot Education Curriculum

As the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot approaches, work is being done to include the event in Oklahoma history curriculum…. 0

Callahan Announces Bid to Replace Holt in Senate District 30 Seat

Small business owner, wife, mother, foster parent, and community volunteer, Lori Callahan, made her campaign for the State Senate official Tuesday. She is… 0

Budget Hole for FY’19 Totals $167.8 Million

The Legislature’s next budget hole isn’t as big as officials believed it would be; coming in at $167.8 million declared Tuesday by the… 0

Oklahoma’s Population Approaches Four Million People

Oklahoma’s population has increased by nearly five percent over the past seven years according to the latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau…. 0

Senate Committee Approves Bill to Display “In God We Trust” Inside Oklahoma Classrooms

A Senate committee Monday gave its approval of a bill that would require classrooms to display the national motto, “In God We Trust.”… 0

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