Just before he was fired as Oklahoma’s chief medical examiner in February of last year, Dr. Collie Trant made statements about retaining counsel and reporting to outside authorities alleged wrongdoing he had uncovered that he claimed tainted a grand jury ...Read More »
Republicans: Greg Childers, 41, of Del City. Theresa Nelson, 45, of Oklahoma City, marketing background. Democrats: Kenneth Meador, 30, Moore, community college student, eight-year Iraq combat medic. Larry Foster, 58, Del City. Withdrew: Paul Wesselhoft, 63, Moore. Candidates have until ...Read More »
State Rep. Paul Wesselhoft, R-Moore, withdrew from the Senate District 43 race Wednesday, but not, he says, because he fears he cannot win the seat. Wesselhoft said he is confident he could win the special election to serve out the remainder of ...Read More »
Flanked by Democratic Party officials, eight-year U.S. Army medic Kenneth Meador, 30, became the fourth person Wednesday to file for the state Senate District 43 seat being vacated in July by Sen. Jim Reynolds. The senator will assume the post ...Read More »
Note: More information on Meador to follow: The latest filers for the soon-to-be vacant state Senate District 43 seat are two Democrats: Kenneth Meador, 30, Moore, now attending Oklahoma City Community College after serving three tours as a combat medic in ...Read More »
From abortion to immigration, judicial redistricting and issues that blew up during the 2011 legislative session—such as closing state parks and whether to convert the Ardmore Higher Education Center to a branch campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University—House Speaker Kris ...
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A newly formed joint legislative committee will review the Oklahoma Comprehensive Water Plan and develop a long-range state water policy, leaders said Tuesday. Under development for years, a final version of the state water plan is due for Oklahoma Water ...Read More »
The number of people seeking to succeed Sen. Jim Reynolds, R-Oklahoma City, in Senate District 43 grew by 100 percent Tuesday–to two. Greg Childers of Del City filed for the office that is being vacated by Reynolds, who was elected ...Read More »
Striking only one section as a special law, an effectively unanimous Oklahoma Supreme Court Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of most of HB 1804, the 2007 immigration law that has also been challenged in federal court. University of Tulsa College of ...
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The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has denied a petition from former Sen. Debbe Leftwich to have a bribery case against her dismissed. The state’s highest appellate court in criminal cases affirmed a ruling by Special Judge Stephen Alcorn handed ...Read More »