In a special election Tuesday to fill the Woodward County Commissioner seat in District 1, Republican Troy White defeated Democrat Michael Kee. White received almost 87 percent of the vote, while Kee received 13 percent. The final tally had 318 votes for White and 49 for Kee.
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
Yukon, Okla. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) will hold five town hall meetings next week in Woodward, Buffalo, Beaver, Guymon, and Boise City on Monday, October 16 and Tuesday, October 17. Residents of these locations are invited to attend and share their thoughts on current events in Washington. Lucas will be discussing his recent work in Congress, taking
University of Oklahoma President David Boren addressed a crowd at Reynolds Performing Arts Center in Holmberg Hall in what he said was an important announcement about the University’s future. Boren, 76, announced that he will retire effective June 30, 2018. Since becoming OU’s President in November 1994, Boren has initiated more than 35 new programs
Current Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector and candidate for governor, Gary Jones, was in studio with the “K101 Morning Show” to talk about his campaign and also touch on the current issues impacting Oklahoma.
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