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Great Race postponed until June 2021

July 2, 2020

Event will make stop at Sapulpa’s Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum in 2021

Public Engagement Process to begin on Downtown Master Plan

June 30, 2020

The City of Sapulpa Downtown Master Plan development process is currently underway and ready to begin gathering public input.

Legislation to make Juneteenth a State Holiday is coming

June 22, 2020

“June 19, 1865, was not just the last day that Blacks experienced chattel slavery. It was the last day that Americans did too, and that is something we should all celebrate together.”

OICA Names Rep. Mark Lawson “Children’s Representative of the Year”

June 11, 2020

“State Rep. Mark Lawson fought for Oklahoma’s children with tenacity, creativity, and wisdom.”

Voter Registration Deadline for Statewide Primary Approaches

June 3, 2020

The State Election Board’s new voter registration “wizard” makes it easier than ever to complete a Voter Registration Application.

OSDH announces adjustments to publishing of COVID-19 data

June 1, 2020

OSDH announced that with the expiration of the state’s emergency declaration, they will move back to reporting data on a county-by-county basis.

Governor Signs Juvenile Justice Protection Bill

May 21, 2020

The bill will protect children 12 years of age or younger from being placed in a state juvenile detention facility unless certain conditions are met.

Bill raising age for tobacco products to 21 becomes law

May 20, 2020

The legislation ensures Oklahoma’s statutes now align with the federal Tobacco-Free Youth Act, which was signed by President Donald Trump last December.

Nonconsensual selling of intimate images/video to become felony

May 19, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Kim David is the author of legislation to protect victims from their intimate images and videos being sold by former partners without their knowledge or consent.  Such actions will become a felony under Senate Bill 1462, which the Porter Republican filed after learning of a constituent’s struggles to protect her image and […]

State to honor out-of-state teaching certificates under new law

May 19, 2020

“This is an exciting opportunity for Oklahoma to help get more certified teachers in the classroom this fall and help shrink classroom sizes.”