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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...
Bennett at Grill on the Hill

Engaged voters

Two meetings on either end of Friday at popular restaurants in Oklahoma City gave Rep. Forrest Bennett, D-OKC, a way to keep up with...
Denim Day display at Ok Capitol

Denim Day at Capitol reveals new sexual assault awareness

The Oklahoma House of Representatives made a symbolic gesture Thursday that was an encouragement to those who advocate for victims of sexual assault. One described...
Ralph Shortey

Pastor thinks there is a hidden factor in Shortey’s downfall

There seems to be a big difference between Senator Ralph Shortey's public persona and his secret behaviors recently revealed by a public arrest and...
Cap Hill Civ Grp and Rep Russell

Capitol Hill Civic group tours library construction with U.S. Rep Russell

The Capitol Hill Civic Group walked from Grill on the Hill Thursday morning to the new Capitol Hill Library branch under construction at SW...
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...
Brooks-Jimenez takes oath

Brooks-Jimenez takes oath for Senate amid cheers

“So help me, God.” As Michael Brooks-Jimenez said those final words of his oath of office for the Oklahoma Senate, supporters jumped to their feet...
Dollens - Salyer

Dollens continues to connect with local people first

Mickey Dollens continues to do what helped him win the HD 93 seat in November. He keeps his ear tuned carefully to his local...
Candidate forum at beginning our revolution ok

Candidate forum shows growing strength of Our Revolution OK

Two candidates vying for the Democratic Party nomination in 2018 for Oklahoma governor revealed significant contrasts of ideas Tuesday night in front of about...
Ralph Shortey, Oklahoma Senate Dist 44

Shortey to address controversial “fix” at town hall Monday night

An open public forum Monday night will be about a “fix” state Senator Ralph Shortey is proposing for state questions 780 and 781 passed in...

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