By Michael Biesecker Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers concerned about curbing pollution and a warming planet gave a cool reception to President Donald Trump’s environmental chief on Thursday as he defended the administration’s proposal to sharply reduce the budget ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — CNN is suing the Justice Department for copies of fired FBI Director James Comey’s personal memos on his interactions with President Donald Trump. Comey prepared multiple contemporaneous memos documenting conversations with Trump that made him uneasy in ...Read More »
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By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s medical providers got their wish: State officials will hold off on a third-party Medicaid program that put about $600 million in federal funding at risk. As officials scramble to provide services ...
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By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – As Oklahomans come closer to voting on medical marijuana, the political climate surrounding the topic remains hazy. Last summer, an advocacy group called Oklahomans for Health garnered enough signatures to put medical marijuana ...
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By Trevor Brown Oklahoma Watch A legal challenge, partly spearheaded by Oklahoma leaders, has blocked the federal government from setting limits on how much inmates and their families can be charged for in-state telephone calls. The U.S. 10th Circuit Court ...
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MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Voters in eastern Oklahoma’s Muskogee County have approved extending a local sales tax for another decade. The Muskogee Phoenix (http://bit.ly/2s1Clob ) reports that almost 85 percent of voters supported the 10-year extension of the county’s half-penny ...Read More »
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Environmental experts in Nebraska say transmission lines to power pumping stations for the planned Keystone XL pipeline would threaten endangered whooping cranes.Read More »
By Erica Werner AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot and wounded by a rifle-wielding gunman Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington. Several other people were also ...
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