Oklahoma state senate candidate Amber Jensen (D-Woodward) joined Tuesday’s K101 Morning Show. Jensen will face Casey Murdock (R-Felt) in the February 13 election to fill the vacant state senate seat in District 27.
PRESS RELEASE Governor Mary Fallin today issued an executive order formally calling for a special session of the Oklahoma Legislature for lawmakers to address immediate budget issues facing the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, while continuing negotiations on long-term budget solutions. The governor recommended lawmakers address funding the Oklahoma Health Care Authority to avoid provider rate
In a 54-43 vote, the proposed revenue package introduced by Gov. Mary Fallin and GOP leaders failed to garner the 3/4 majority vote needed to pass in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. The proposed package would’ve place a $1.50 tax on a pack of cigarettes, a six-cent fuel tax increase, tax revisions on alcoholic beverages,
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin, Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz and House Speaker Charles McCall today reached an agreement adjusting the 2018 fiscal year budget that, among other things, helps fill the $215 million budget hole and puts Oklahoma on a more stable budget path, as well as provides a needed teacher pay
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two former Oklahoma lawmakers are spearheading a fundraising effort to build a Bill of Rights monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma state Capitol. Ex-Republican state Rep. Gary Banz and state Sen. Patrick Anderson launched the effort Monday to raise about $850,000 to build the structure. A bill passed by the
In a press release Friday, Carolyn McLarty, a retired veterinarian from Woodward who has also served as a Republican National Committeewoman for Oklahoma since 2008 and a delegate/alternate for the past six conventions, will join the GOP field vying for the state senate seat in District 27 vacated by Bryce Marlatt following his resignation. McLarty
A familiar candidate will run again for state senate in the special election to fill Bryce Marlatt’s seat in District 27. Tommy Nicholson, who has run against Marlatt in two past elections, said Friday morning it will be the last time he will run for the office. Nicholson ran as an Independent against Marlatt in