Friday, April 19, 2019

Civics

Civics
liquor distribution

Duopoly or pro-business? Shots taken in liquor distribution fight

The difference between "shall" and "may" in one portion of Oklahoma's new alcohol laws has left liquor stores, a locally owned wholesaler and some...
washington

Week in Washington: Net neutrality, 100 days of Democratic House control

(Editor’s note: The following story appears courtesy of Gaylord News, a reporting project of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication.) WASHINGTON — Oklahoma’s...
Secretary of State

Former Oklahoma Secretary of State cashes in on opioid case

(Editor’s note: This story was authored by Paul Monies and Trevor Brown of Oklahoma Watch and appears here in accordance with the non-profit journalism...
public forum

Norman case: Is a city ward Facebook page a protected public...

A case that has broad ramifications for how government officials use social media and what constitutes public data is underway in a Norman court. Tuesday,...
stopped trains

McCall bill regulating stopped trains fails, stirs drama

(Update: Senate leadership moved the bill discussed in this story to the Senate Rules Committee on Thursday morning where it was amended to lower...
prison libraries

Oklahoma’s prison libraries struggle to meet demand

TAFT — Oklahomans in prison face many challenges, but one of the most constant is how to stay mentally sharp in an often chaotic,...
Patrick Wyrick

Senate confirms Patrick Wyrick to federal district court

(Editor’s note: The following story appears courtesy of Gaylord News, a reporting project of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication.) WASHINGTON — The...
Board of Regents

OU Board of Regents briefed on sexual misconduct investigation

For six hours, the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents met with attorneys from Jones Day about the law firm's investigation into allegations of...
criminal justice reform

Too fast or too slow? Criminal justice reform 50 years in...

To understand the scope of the crisis Oklahoma faces because we lead the nation — and the world — in incarceration, consider this: If Oklahoma...
April 1 deadline

Education funding: Lawmakers debate value of April 1 deadline

Oklahoma's Republican legislative leaders maintain that they will strike a budgetary agreement within weeks and build upon last year's historic investment in education. Democrats,...

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