Oklahoma lawmakers haven’t fixed the budget hole yet, but they have applauded state football and academic champions, authorized replicas or statues of historical documents on public property and created specials license plates.
Oklahoma’s Children First partners with first-time, low-income moms and families to build safe, stable, healthy homes for children.
“Victims can be taken to court over and over, sometimes over a period of years,” Peery said. “The right to a speedy trial doesn’t happen for victims. … The process of the court just re-traumatizes victims.”
Proposed bills include changes to taxes, the number of liquor licenses someone may have and stores opening on Sundays.
CFN looks back on 2016 and makes predictions about what Okies will get up to in 2017.
The agreement outlines rules including how much water Oklahoma City is allowed to take from the Sardis Lake annually.
“We, as women, are told repeatedly that our experiences aren’t valid, our votes don’t count and we can’t make a difference,” Horn said.
The proposed system gets rid of A-F Report Card requirements and considers success indicators like college readiness.
While fulfilling her many responsibilities, Gov. Mary Fallin found time to visit Oklahoma troops overseas.
A recent mandate aiming ‘to achieve an abortion-free society’ was aborted after public backlash.