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Civics

NonDoc journalists report on the civic realm in Oklahoma and beyond. Our site also publishes a variety of commentary pieces about civic matters. As a site category, "Civics" encompasses three subcategories: Education, Health Care and Politics.

Civics

NonDoc journalists report on the civic realm in Oklahoma and beyond. Our site also publishes a variety of commentary pieces about civic matters. As a site category, "Civics" encompasses three subcategories: Education, Health Care and Politics.
Bill Brewster

‘Always a doer’: Former U.S. Rep. Bill Brewster dies at 80

Former Congressman Bill Brewster, who represented Oklahoma's Third District from 1991 to 1997, died early this morning at the age of 80 after a...
ARPA projects

‘Generational’ investments: Legislators send ARPA projects to governor

The Oklahoma Legislature appropriated more than $1 billion in American Rescue Plan Act funding Thursday, sending a series of big-ticket bills to the desk...
EPS growth

Edmond City Council, school board discuss EPS growth, possible new schools

The Edmond City Council and city staff members met with the board and other representatives of Edmond Public Schools Tuesday night to address the...
Land Back, Wyandotte Nation

The Wyandotte Nation’s long road to Land Back

Billy Friend was standing where his ancestors stood. Over the past decade, Friend, the chief of the Wyandotte Nation, had been making an annual trek...
Seeworth audit, Janet Grigg, Seeworth Academy

Former Seeworth Academy Superintendent Janet Grigg charged with embezzlement

Late this afternoon, Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater filed three counts of felony embezzlement against Janet Grigg, the former superintendent of the shuttered...

‘We punch above our weight’: Catholic Conference brings religious lobby to Capitol

According to its website, the Catholic Conference of Oklahoma is “the official voice of the Catholic Church in Oklahoma on matters of public policy.”...
Edmond mental health

Mental health assessment: Edmond needs more providers, capacity

An organization that conducted a city-wide mental health assessment says Edmond needs to expand its capacity of counselors, therapists and other care providers to...
teacher pay raise

State board asks Legislature to hike teacher pay, forces Western Heights hire

In a lighthearted meeting today that included board members joking extensively with one another, the Oklahoma State Board of Education approved a legislative budget...
Omega settlement

Duncan technology company, owners settle suit with Department of Justice

A Duncan technology and education company and its founders have reached a settlement deal with the U.S. Department of Justice regarding allegations of fraudulent...
SQ 820

Court denies request to allow SQ 820 on Oklahoma’s November ballot

The Oklahoma Supreme Court today unanimously denied a petition that would allow State Question 820, which aims to legalize recreational marijuana, on the ballot...

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