Virtual house calls stymied by payment rates (access required)

By Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Telemedicine could revolutionize house calls and cut ER visits by one-third. But no one’s willing to pay for it. Some private health care providers said they want to expand telemedicine to homebound patients. ...

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Bill would give better ballot access (access required)

By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s next presidential ballot could have a few more names on it. Senate Bill 145 would ease access for third-party candidates in presidential races. It would lower the threshold for requisite petition names and ...

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GOP state Rep. David Brumbaugh dies at 56 (access required)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma House speaker’s office says state Rep. David Brumbaugh has died. He was 56. Office spokesman Jason Sutton says in a statement that Brumbaugh’s family confirmed he died Saturday evening. The cause of death was ...

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Ad valorem tax proposal gone for now (access required)

By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – A House bill related to property taxes would have provided more consistency for the oil and gas industry, but has been put on hold for this session. House Bill 1010 would have required ...

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