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By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – The yearslong attempt to raise teachers’ salaries will continue into the special session next week, but its fate is as uncertain as ever. When Oklahoma governors call special sessions, they have to ...Read More »
By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – As state officials scramble to address one budget problem after another, tax breaks have often landed in the crosshairs. However, it’s likely one lawmaker will work to implement a new one during the ...Read More »
By Michael Biesecker Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory training sessions this week to reinforce their compliance with laws and rules against leaking classified or sensitive government information. It is part of ...
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By Chad Day Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In the middle of Donald Trump’s presidential run, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide “private briefings” about the campaign to a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close ...
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By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Department of Corrections officials plan to take matters into their own hands as the agency’s funding problems become more evident. The state’s prisons are constantly over capacity. The most recent weekly count report, published ...Read More »
By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Nothing beats a face-to-face conversation. Criminal justice reform and incarceration rates have been at the political forefront for years. Statewide campaigns have implemented permanent change to lower sentences for drug possession. Lawmakers at ...
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By Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Recent rumblings in two cities likely are aftershocks, not signals of stronger earthquakes to come, said state and federal scientists. However, researchers and regulators said they keep a close eye on Cushing ...Read More »
By Alan Fram Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A brew of political pressures is pumping fresh life into the last-gasp Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul. These include the party’s increasingly impatient conservative base, incumbents’ nightmares about ...Read More »