Guns on career tech campuses given final OK (access required)

If Gov. Mary Fallin signs HB 1652, Oklahomans with concealed-carry permits will be allowed to take handguns onto career-tech center campuses. The state Senate gave final approval to the measure late Thursday morning on a vote of 35-12. Licensees would ...

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Bill abolishes Indian Affairs Commission, creates liaison in governor’s office (access required)

Oklahoma, a state with 39 federally recognized Native American tribes, will have a liaison in the governor’s office instead of a nine-member Indian Affairs Commission if HB 2172 becomes law. It is well on its way, having passed the House ...

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Consolidation measures finalized (access required)

It’s turning into Consolidation Wednesday in the Oklahoma Legislature today. At almost the same time, the Senate approved HB 1304, which consolidates state agency information technology functions and purchases into the office of the Chief Information Officer within the Office ...

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