OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Democrats are proposing nearly $1.4 billion worth of revenue proposals to help prevent deep budget cuts to state programs and provide funding for a teacher pay raise.
House Democratic Leader Scott Inman announced the plan Thursday with more than a dozen Democrats at his side. It …
By SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A two-term Oklahoma Republican state senator’s fall from political power following his arrest on child prostitution charges has been stunningly fast. Before state Sen. Ralph Shortey was even arrested or formally charged, Senate workers already had scraped his name from his office …
By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget on Thursday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes many domestic programs to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Trump’s proposal seeks to upend …
By BEN NUCKOLS and JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban has suffered another federal court setback after a judge in Maryland rejected a revised measure that bans travel targeting six predominantly Muslim countries.
Judge Theodore Chuang ruled Thursday in a case brought near the …
By TIM TALLEY, Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Charges could be filed Thursday against an Oklahoma state senator who police say was found with a teenage boy in a motel room in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, according to a local prosecutor.
Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn said Wednesday …
The Heavener Utilities Authority and City Council will meet in regular business meetings Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Heavener City Hall, 103 East Avenue B in Heavener.
Here are the agendas:
CALL TO ORDER – Chairman
ROLL CALL – Clerk
INVOCATION – Chairman
Approval of minutes from previous meeting
Approval of purchase …
By SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican plan to overhaul the nation’s health care system shows health care could become unaffordable for many poor Oklahomans and the state could be forced to subsidize health care costs for Native Americans, according to an early analysis of the plan …
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A bill that would allow elected county officials in Oklahoma to carry guns into courthouses has passed the state House.
The bill by Republican Rep. Bobby Cleveland goes to the Senate after passing the House on an 85-11 vote Monday.
It would allow elected officials with a valid …
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of flu-related deaths in Oklahoma for the current season now stands at 56.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports more than 1,800 people have been hospitalized due to influenza this flu season.
Tulsa County leads the state with 16 deaths, followed by Oklahoma County with …
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican leaders say drastic action is needed because the Obama-era health care overhaul is a disaster, with soaring premiums and insurers bailing out.
It’s true that major parts of the 2010 law are clearly troubled, but others are working fairly …