• New Awnings at Local Food Bank

    New Awnings at Local Food Bank - May 06, 2021

      A team of volunteers recently partnered up to install fresh new outdoor awnings for the New Emergency Resource Agency-Food Resource Center, known locally as NERA, and located at 112 South 1st ...

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  • House Republicans want more Education Money in Budget

    House Republicans want more Education Money in Budget - May 05, 2021

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma House Republicans are pushing a significant education funding increase as a “must-have” in current state budget negotiations. The House this year prioritized common ed...

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  • Crackdown on Tobacco Tax Evasion Added to State Statute

    Crackdown on Tobacco Tax Evasion Added to State Statute - May 05, 2021

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The governor this week signed into a law a bill that creates the Tobacco Products Tax Enforcement Unit to track down tobacco products being sold illegally and collect state tax on ...

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  • Bill Creates Task Force on Future Usage of Electric Vehicles

    Bill Creates Task Force on Future Usage of Electric Vehicles - May 05, 2021

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed legislation to address long-term transportation infrastructure funding. House Bill 1712, authored by Rep. Brian Hill, R-Mustang, creates a Road User C...

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  • Resolution recognizes May as ‘Law Enforcement Appreciation Month’

    Resolution recognizes May as ‘Law Enforcement Appreciation Month’ - May 05, 2021

    OKLAHOMA CITY – As law enforcement officers from throughout Oklahoma watched from the gallery, the Oklahoma Senate approved a resolution on Wednesday recognizing May as “Law Enforcement Apprecia...

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  • Governor Signs Bill Easing Collective Bargaining for Firefighters, Police

    Governor Signs Bill Easing Collective Bargaining for Firefighters, Police - May 05, 2021

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The governor today signed a bill into law that will streamline the collective bargaining process for firefighters and police officers. House Bill 2747, by Rep. Ross Ford, R-Broken...

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  • Legislators announce formation of Latino Caucus

    Legislators announce formation of Latino Caucus - May 05, 2021

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Michael Brooks, D-Oklahoma City, and Rep. Ryan Martinez, R-Edmond, were joined Wednesday by Sen. Jessica Garvin, R-Duncan, and Rep. José Cruz, D-Oklahoma City, in announcing th...

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  • Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma Records Its Highest Food Safety Audit Rating

    Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma Records Its Highest Food Safety Audit Rating - May 05, 2021

      (OKLAHOMA CITY) – May 5, 2021 - The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma has scored a 950 out of 1,000 possible points on the AIB International Consolidated Standards for Food Distribution Cente...

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  • Oklahoma COVID-19 Update for 5 May 2021

    Oklahoma COVID-19 Update for 5 May 2021 - May 05, 2021

    Situation Update: COVID-19 This week, 1 Oklahoma county is in the “orange" risk level, 64 are in the "yellow" risk level, and 12 are in the "green" risk level for the COVID-19 Risk Level System. OS...

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  • Bruce Springsteen receives Woody Guthrie Prize

    Bruce Springsteen receives Woody Guthrie Prize - May 04, 2021

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen has won the 2021 Woody Guthrie Prize, which is given to an artist seen as carrying on the spirit of the folk singer whose music focused on the plight of the poo...

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