Governor’s task force to examine OCC (access required)

Governor’s task force to examine OCC   By Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – An agency that regulates two of the largest industries in Oklahoma could still get an overhaul, even though legislative action to reform it failed ...

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OKC dodges federal funding bullet (access required)

By Brian Brus The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – City Hall received slightly more federal funds for programs under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this fiscal year but less for the Home Investments Partnership program, officials said. ...

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House Dems get earful from voters on budget woes (access required)

By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Hundreds of people sat in the Oklahoma House of Representatives’ chambers on Thursday night, but they didn’t watch dry parliamentary procedure. They listened to former foster children talk about suicide attempts, adoptive mothers ...

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$200 million riding on court’s decision (access required)

By Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – If the Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down four late-session bills that critics claim were passed unconstitutionally, the agencies serving the state’s neediest residents would lose about $200 million in earmarked money ...

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