State

Rep. Sean Roberts Questions Tax Credit for OKC Thunder if Players Choose to Kneel, Disrespect Flag

August 4, 2020

“Perhaps these funds would be better served in support of our police departments rather than giving tax breaks to an organization that supports defunding police and the dissolution of the American nuclear family.”

OSDH Extends Cares Act Grant Deadline for Nursing Homes

August 4, 2020

Oklahoma’s long-term care and nursing home facilities can apply for grant funding from the State to cover the expense of infection disease support, PPE supplies, and mitigation expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

OSDH Office of Child Abuse Prevention Seeks Input from Public

August 4, 2020

“This is an opportunity for individuals in Oklahoma communities to share information on community resources that exist and those that are needed.”

Eastern Oklahoma declared an Indian reservation, Sapulpa high school graduate plays pivotal role in landmark U.S. Supreme Court Case

July 21, 2020

“On the far end of the Trail of Tears was a promise.” These powerful words marked the beginning of a recent watershed opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court, the impact of which will reverberate across Oklahoma for years to come.

Oklahoma unemployment delays blamed on old computer systems, inexperienced leadership

July 14, 2020

Long lines at unemployment offices and long hold times to speak to claims representatives have been the norm since the pandemic started. What’s causing the holdup?

State Rep. Mark Lawson Receives Award from OSA

June 22, 2020

Lawson’s work on HB 2272 earned him high praise from Sheriff Bret Bowling, who called Lawson “a great advocate for law enforcement.”

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.”

DPS joins other state agencies for national Secure Your Load Day

June 3, 2020

“Secure Your Load” is a national campaign to remind and encourage drivers to make sure whatever they’re hauling is secure in their vehicle.

What you need to know about new mail-in voting rules

May 22, 2020

Wondering how new legislature regarding absentee voting will affect you? Here’s what we found out.

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.