Staff Reports

Stitt appoints Keating, Brurud to Cabinet OKLAHOMA CITY – Gov. Kevin Stitt has filled two positions in his executive Cabinet, appointing Chip Keating as secretary of public safety and Brian Brurud as secretary of veterans affairs and the military. Stitt, ...

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Staff Reports

Permitless carry bill advances OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved a bill by Majority Floor Leader Kim David that would permit Oklahomans to carry firearms without a permit. The committee voted 18-4 for the so-called ...

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Senate committee advances Medicaid expansion bill

By Ben Felder The Oklahoman A bill that would use Medicaid expansion funds to increase Oklahoma’s private-insurance subsidy program for low-income residents was approved on Monday by a Senate committee. “This bill will expand Insure Oklahoma to the population Medicaid ...

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Staff Reports

Committee passes health insurance bill OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate Retirement and Insurance Committee unanimously approved a bill by President Pro Tempore Greg Treat that would help more small business owners gain access to health plans. Senate Bill 943 would ...

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