State investing $3.1 million in EV charging stations

A electric car owned by the City of Oklahoma City charging in front of the Civic Center.

By: Journal Record Staff | November 29, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – State environmental officials announced on Thursday $3.1 million in funding to build electric vehicle charging stations. Requests for proposal will be accepted through March 1, 2019. The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality is seeking ...

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State Treasurer Ken Miller to join OGE Energy


By: Journal Record Staff | November 29, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – Term-limited state Treasurer Ken Miller will join OGE Energy Corp. as its vice president of regulatory and state government affairs effective Jan. 2, the company announced Thursday. Miller, 52, was elected state ...

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Growth of Oklahoma’s prison population slows

The gate to the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in MacAlester awaits visitors to the prison Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. (Journal Record/Jay Chilton)

By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record | November 27, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s notoriously full prisons haven’t seen population decreases in the past year, but they haven’t seen much growth either. Oklahoma has been the top incarcerator of women since the 1990s, ...

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Legislation would restore tax break on car sales

Tifany Brown looks at a new Nissan Rogue on the Hudiburg Nissan lot, 200 E. I-240 Service Road, Oklahoma City, 11-26-2018.  Photo by Mark Hancock

By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record | November 26, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s economy is recovering, and some lawmakers want to undo policies they enacted during a more difficult time. Now that Oklahoma is seeing its revenue streams strengthen and the Legislature has ...

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Who is in Stitt’s inner circle?

The Daily Oklahoman by CHRIS CASTEEL & BEN FELDER November 25, 2018   The most important figure in Kevin Stitt’s world is his wife of 20 years, Sarah. The two talk numerous times a day, though the near-constant presence of other people around ...

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