Friday, July 19, 2019

Civics

Civics
MAPS 4

Possible MAPS 4 projects revealed, meetings set

Oklahoma City voters could decide on MAPS 4 projects later this year, and this afternoon's posting of the June 18 OKC City Council meeting...
Glenn Coffee

Glenn Coffee withdraws from Oklahoma opioid case

(Editor’s note: This story was authored by Paul Monies of Oklahoma Watch and appears here in accordance with the non-profit journalism organization’s republishing terms.) A key...
David Boren

OU regents: David Boren resigns as professor, ‘brings this matter to...

The University of Oklahoma's Board of Regents announced this afternoon that former President David Boren has resigned his professorship, a move the regents said...
Oklahoma Checkbook

Calling all data nerds: Oklahoma Checkbook launches for fiscal transparency

When Oklahoma Secretary of Digital Transformation and Administration David Ostrowe started reviewing data accumulated as part of the new Oklahoma Checkbook system, he was...
medical marijuana

Oklahoma’s medical marijuana industry faces familiar buzzkill

It's closing time at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oklahoma. In most cases, it's like any other business. Inventory is secured. Doors are locked....
Civic Saturday

Civic Saturday: Decisions are made by those who show up

(Update: Owing to a personal emergency involving one of the event's partners, the Civic Saturday event described below was postponed via an announcement made...
Earl Garrison

‘A heart the size of Oklahoma’: Former Sen. Earl Garrison dead...

Former Oklahoma State Sen. Earl Garrison has died at age 78. According to a death notice in the Muskogee Phoenix, Garrison died early Monday. A...
disaster relief

Federal disaster relief bill signed into law

WASHINGTON — With the support of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation, a much-delayed $19.1-billion disaster relief bill finally won final congressional approval and was signed into...
vaccines

Vaccines become untouchable issue in Oklahoma politics

(Editor’s note: This story was authored by Paul Monies of Oklahoma Watch and appears here in accordance with the non-profit journalism organization’s republishing terms.) Vaccination...
lobbying contracts

Stitt to end $1.5 million in state agency lobbying contracts

(Update: On Friday, July 5, 2019, Gov. Kevin Stitt issued a new executive order extending his prohibition of state agencies authorizing lobbying contracts with...

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