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 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
Yukon, Okla. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) will hold five town hall meetings next week in Woodward, Buffalo, Beaver, Guymon, and Boise City on Monday, October 16 and Tuesday, October 17. Residents of these locations are invited to attend and share their thoughts on current events in Washington. Lucas will be discussing his recent work in Congress, taking
Current State Auditor and Inspector and candidate for Oklahoma Governor, Gary Jones, appeared in studio on the “K101 Morning Show’ to talk about his run for governor and other topics concerning the state.
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
In a press release Friday, Carolyn McLarty, a retired veterinarian from Woodward who has also served as a Republican National Committeewoman for Oklahoma since 2008 and a delegate/alternate for the past six conventions, will join the GOP field vying for the state senate seat in District 27 vacated by Bryce Marlatt following his resignation. McLarty
A familiar candidate will run again for state senate in the special election to fill Bryce Marlatt’s seat in District 27. Tommy Nicholson, who has run against Marlatt in two past elections, said Friday morning it will be the last time he will run for the office. Nicholson ran as an Independent against Marlatt in
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 U.S. Senator James Lankford joined the K101 Morning Show on Wednesday to talk about the ongoing situation with North Korea and what Congress is doing to help in relief efforts for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
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