Oklahoma Lt. Governor Todd Lamb was on Wednesday’s K101 Morning Show, as the Legislature is in its regular session.
Oklahoma state senate candidate Amber Jensen (D-Woodward) joined Tuesday’s K101 Morning Show. Jensen will face Casey Murdock (R-Felt) in the February 13 election to fill the vacant state senate seat in District 27.
PRESS RELEASE Governor Mary Fallin today issued an executive order formally calling for a special session of the Oklahoma Legislature for lawmakers to address immediate budget issues facing the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, while continuing negotiations on long-term budget solutions. The governor recommended lawmakers address funding the Oklahoma Health Care Authority to avoid provider rate
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 (AP) — Two former Oklahoma lawmakers are spearheading a fundraising effort to build a Bill of Rights monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma state Capitol. Ex-Republican state Rep. Gary Banz and state Sen. Patrick Anderson launched the effort Monday to raise about $850,000 to build the structure. A bill passed by the
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The chairman of Oklahoma’s House Appropriations and Budget Committee has a plan to fill a $215 million budget shortfall that includes raising the tax on cigarettes by $1.50 per pack and allowing Indian casinos to offer roulette and dice games. Rep. Kevin Wallace (R-Oklahoma City) said Tuesday his plan covers the
Oklahoma State Senator Bryce Marlatt has resigned from the legislature, effective immediately. Marlatt, who is from Woodward, was booked and released after posting $5,000 bond Tuesday morning in his sexual battery case. The former legislator stands accused of making sexual advances toward a female Uber driver back in late June. The driver also told police