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Corporate interest growing in OKC (access required)

Corporate interest growing in OKC   By Molly M. Fleming The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – More companies are interested in the city now than they were a couple of years ago. During the 2017-2018 fiscal year’s second quarter, the ...

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Senator proposes abuse prevention training (access required)

Senator proposes abuse prevention training By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – In the weeks after sexual abuse within schools made headlines, a state senator filed legislation that would require training on appropriate relationships between teachers and students. State ...

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Bill would clarify terms of consolidation order (access required)

Bill would clarify terms of consolidation order By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – The term “instructional expenditures” has for months raised concerns about a recent executive order, but a bill filed this legislative session could fix that. In ...

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Bill would reroute TSET funds (access required)

Bill would reroute TSET funds By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – A new bill would change how Oklahoma spends its tobacco settlement money, but unlike other proposals, it wouldn’t take money out of the endowment trust. Senate Bill 1149 would ...

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Installment loan bills get no interest this year (access required)

Installment loan bills get no interest this year By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Industry representatives who have pushed for controversial installment loans are pumping the brakes this year. Consumer finance organizations have sponsored and lobbied for laws ...

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PSO considers alternate route (access required)

PSO considers alternate route By Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record TULSA – A controversial transmission line might not cross Osage County after all. Public Service Co. of Oklahoma announced on Friday the utility would allow for additional public comments on an ...

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