While one senator compared postpartum leave to a vacation or utopia, SB193's author implied some hypocrisy at #okleg: "There is a huge difference between being pro-life and pro birth."
A meeting will be held at Tulsa City Hall to get the public’s perspective on how the city's new animal shelter can best serve the community.
The proposal calls for turning the historic Route 66 span into a pedestrian bridge.
Voters used initiative petitions to expand Medicaid and legalize medical marijuana — proposals the Legislature did not support — in previous recent state questions that got voters' approval.
The fifth annual Equality Indicators report was released this week, with justice the only area where improvement has been lacking.
Rep. Mauree Turner, who is nonbinary, alleged that the censure was personal rather than about "harboring a fugitive." "I'm representing a culmination of things that you deeply hate," Turner told GOP lawmakers.
Saying he believes in parents’ and school boards' ability to handle the issue, Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, said he opposes the measure.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. State Question 820 will be the only item on the ballot for most voters.
Oklahoma corporation commissioner wants AG to look into potential ‘manipulation’ by natural gas marketers during ’21 winter storm
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission lacks the legal authority to conduct this type of probe, but the attorney general has the power, Commissioner Kim David says.
When federal pandemic-era emergency allotments go away this month, "everybody's going to be in trouble," one recipient says. Oklahoma will receive about $50 million less in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding to distribute each month.
A Home Builders Association official is sure the moderate to high-income housing goal of 6,650 homes over the next decade can be met. But a Tulsa Housing Authority official said THA can likely meet the need for half the 6,250 low-income units that are needed and that others will have to take up the slack.
"What you're doing is, you're bringing chaos to order," Stewart tells the lawmaker from Broken Arrow during a nine-minute segment about Dahm's efforts to deregulate firearms.
"I loved my acting career. But I have a new career now. I want to save my country," the 75-year-old Academy Award winner said Friday in Tulsa, speaking to a packed auditorium.
Tulsa needs to invest approximately $245 million a year into housing over the next decade if it hopes to meet the demand and provide for equitable growth, according to the Tulsa Citywide Housing Assessment released Friday.
Gov. Kevin Stitt on Thursday approved changes to a $698 million economic development incentive package in an effort to lure a mega-manufacturer to the MidAmerica Industrial Park in Pryor.
Sen. James Lankford and Florida's Sen. Marco Rubio have again introduced the Sunshine Protection Act, which would set clocks on year-around daylight saving time.
The Appropriations and Budget Committee approved of tax reductions of up to $835 million on Thursday.
What complicated the vote — and Wednesday’s discussion — was that the approved version of the resolution excluded language from the original draft meant to highlight support for Tulsa's LGBTQ community.
The Senate Appropriations Committee passed Senate Bill 129 by Sen. David Bullard, R-Durant, by a vote of 14-6. The measure now moves to the full Senate for consideration.
The executive order comes after Stitt and his administration have come under fire for several state contracts inked with private businesses. "My administration is committed to transparency and accountability with taxpayer dollars," Stitt said.
Among other bills advancing Wednesday was one that would exempt state gun manufacturers from federal regulation under some circumstances and another creating an "intelligence collection division" whose findings would be kept mostly secret.
Residents turned out Tuesday to share their concerns about the city’s homelessness crisis and thoughts about what should be done about it.
The North Peoria Church of Christ was awarded the grant for the planning study and to establish a community land trust to facilitate long-term redevelopment.
House Bills 1378 and 1379, by Rep. Tom Gann, R-Inola, would have barred government officials from signing nondisclosure agreements, commonly known as NDAs, and complicated the process for creating tax increment financing districts, or TIFs.
The review could pave the way for Oklahoma to pare down the number of vehicles in the state's fleet.