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Fallin signs Medicaid work requirement

By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record May 8, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill that puts Oklahoma on track to implementing Medicaid work requirements. Oklahoma is one of several states that are seeking a waiver that would allow ...

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Legislature passes adoption bill

By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record May 3, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s religious adoption bill cleared its final hurdle the same way it has been received all legislative session: amid harsh criticism. Senate Bill 1140 has been disputed since the beginning. Supporters call ...

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Legislature passes life without parole for children

By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record May 2, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Legislature passed a bill Wednesday that makes massive changes to the sentencing procedures for minors convicted of first-degree murder, and members allowed that policy to circumvent the vetting process ...

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