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Senator Kay Floyd

OKC senator picked by state Democrats to lead caucus

Oklahoma Senate Democrats elected Senator Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, to be their next caucus leader for the 57th Oklahoma Legislature after John Sparks, D-Norman,...
AFT - OEA play long game Busey, Chapman, Clark

Teachers, unions point efforts toward November elections

Teachers granted leave by their school districts to lobby the Oklahoma Legislature were at the Capitol Tuesday along with union officials as they point...
Screen capture, OKDPS 2113 hours, 2018-4-4 "outside protest groups"

Okla DPS cites “outside protest groups” in vague statement

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety issued a vague news release about “outside protest groups” around 4:30 p.m. CST Wednesday after their staff had...
Second day teacher walkout crowd cheers at Capitol

Teachers, supporters pack Capitol, plan to go back Wednesday

Teachers, students, and parents packed the Capitol Tuesday panicking Legislators and staff and announced plans to return to the Capitol for a third day...
First day teacher walkout Eskelsen Garcia leads singing

Gallery – Oklahoma teacher walkout, first day rally

These are some of our shots from the rally at the Oklahoma Capitol Monday. (To see a carousel of better quality versions of these images...
Town Hall at Wilson - Dunnington, Munson, Floyd - Warren asking

Northside forum crowd concerned about state revenue

A forum on the near north side of Oklahoma City Thursday suggested that legislators and the public are not anywhere close to finished providing...
March for our Lives 2018 Chanting students

Youth “call B.S.” on NRA influence at March for Our Lives OKC

The loud call and response chants of one group of high-school students at the March for Our Lives in Oklahoma City Saturday seemed to...
Holt, wins race

Holt wins primary and race for Oklahoma City mayor

State Senator David Holt received the majority of votes in the Oklahoma City mayoral primary Tuesday which gave him the win without a runoff. At...
Brittany Warrior, mother

Mother shouts “Liar, Liar!” punctuating Fallin’s State of the State address

“Let’s get to work,” meant something different to three protesters in the House gallery as Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin closed her State of the...
State of the State 2018 - Gov Fallin criminal justice reform

Local legislators, Fallin agree on criminal justice reform

Some Oklahoma City legislators agreed with Governor Mary Fallin's push for criminal justice reform in her last State of the State address Monday. But, by...