Moving On: State Sen. John Sparks

Senator John Sparks has been elected as head of the demorcatic caucus for the Oklahoma State Senate.

By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record November 20, 2018 Editor’s note: This story is the second of a series about lawmakers departing the Oklahoma Legislature. OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Minority Leader John Sparks’ term has expired, but he’s losing only one of his jobs. ...

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Moving On: State Sen. A.J. Griffin

Oklahoma State Senator A.J. Griffin has authored a bill that would restrict first time opioid perscriptions to seven days. Sen. Griffin servered on the State Attorney General's commision on opioid addiction.

By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record November 19, 2018 Editor’s note: This story is the first of a series about lawmakers departing the Oklahoma Legislature.  OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. A.J. Griffin is headed back to the private sector, but she’ll be ...

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Study recommends changes for Corporation Commission

People doing business in the court rooms of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, located in the Jim Thorpe Office Building, 2101 N. Lincoln Blvd., in Oklahoma City, 11-16-2018.  Photo by Mark Hancock

By: Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record November 16, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – A national consultant outlined on Thursday several recommendations for the Oklahoma Corporation Commission as part of a yearlong study. Though it provided 23 suggestions in a 119-page analysis, the National Academy ...

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Housing tax credit recommendations get mixed reactions

Report being made by men in forground to Incentive Evaluation Commission, from left, Ron Brown, Lyle Roggow, Carlos Johnson, Jim Denton, Dr. Cynthia Rogers, and Steve Burrage, at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Thursday, 11-15-2018.  Photo by Mark Hancock

By: Molly M. Fleming The Journal Record – November 15, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – Affordable housing advocates were pleased with one of the Incentive Evaluation Commission’s recommended changes to the state’s affordable housing tax credit program. Another suggestion from the commission has left advocates ...

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