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Lawmaker wants to ban agency lobbyists (access required)

By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma state senator is pushing for fewer lobbyists and more auditors, a move he said would create a clearer picture for lawmakers. State Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman, introduced a bill that ...

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Facing pressure, House OKs anti-harassment training (access required)

By Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved a bipartisan measure Wednesday requiring lawmakers and aides to take annual anti-harassment training as lawmakers faced heavy pressure to address burgeoning sexual misconduct allegations against members of Congress. ...

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