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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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State budget headed to governor

By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record April 27, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Legislature made history on Friday. For the first time in decades, the state budget was adopted weeks ahead of the constitutional deadline. And for the first time in ...

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