Three seats in the Oklahoma legislature, two in the senate and one in the house, were filled in special elections Tuesday. The House seat in District 76 (Tulsa), previously held by the late David Brumbaugh-R, was won by Republican Ross Ford. Ford received 68 percent of the vote, while Democrat Chris Van Landingham received the
In a special election Tuesday to fill the Woodward County Commissioner seat in District 1, Republican Troy White defeated Democrat Michael Kee. White received almost 87 percent of the vote, while Kee received 13 percent. The final tally had 318 votes for White and 49 for Kee.
Cory Washburn, 39, the Alva man who was critically injured in a plane crash Saturday afternoon that killed an instructor, passed away at 6:43am Tuesday morning, this according to INTEGRIS Health spokeswoman Brooke Cayot. Washburn was a flight school student, training with David Chael, 61, of Enid, when a mechanical failure during their descent into
In a 54-43 vote, the proposed revenue package introduced by Gov. Mary Fallin and GOP leaders failed to garner the 3/4 majority vote needed to pass in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. The proposed package would’ve place a $1.50 tax on a pack of cigarettes, a six-cent fuel tax increase, tax revisions on alcoholic beverages,
Oklahoma Rep. and House Minority Floor Leader Scott Inman announced Wednesday afternoon that he will no longer run for Governor and will resign from the legislature at the end of the year. Inman missed Wednesday’s vote on the budget package due to a family emergency. The vote failed to get the 3/4 majority vote. Inman
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin, Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz and House Speaker Charles McCall today reached an agreement adjusting the 2018 fiscal year budget that, among other things, helps fill the $215 million budget hole and puts Oklahoma on a more stable budget path, as well as provides a needed teacher pay
[From The Woodward News ] After almost four decades with the Woodward Fire Department and the last 11 years as Fire Chief, Steve Day plans to retire at the end of October. Woodward city officials made the announcement Thursday. Day, 59, grew up around firefighting. His family lived in the old fire station at 8th
Oklahoma U.S. Congressman Frank Lucas kicked off the first of five town hall meetings in northwestern Oklahoma at the Woodward Convention Center. Several topics were brought up, including healthcare, President Trump, the next Farm Bill and the tax code. LISTEN TO THE FULL TOWN HALL BELOW PART 1 PART 2
Oklahoma U.S. Senator James Lankford appeared on the Thursday’s K101 Morning Show.