Let’s say you are an avid follower of Oklahoma politics but fell and hit your head when leaving the Capitol tunnel after Gov. Mary Fallin’s State of the State Address on Feb. 6. Let’s say the fall knocked you into a coma. More than four months later, you emerged from unconsciousness with questions burning in…
An Oklahoma lawmaker threw a ridiculous, alarming, questionable budget-saving idea onto the list submitted by the House Republican Platform Caucus.
A bill banning anyone under age 18 from using tanning beds in the state passed the House and Senate and might be signed by Gov. Mary Fallin.
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the budget hole yet, but they have applauded state football and academic champions, authorized replicas or statues of historical documents on public property and created specials license plates.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.