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OK Election results August 2018

Kevin Hern accepts the Republican Nomination for Oklahoma’s First Congressional District

It was an unusual run-off election for the Tulsa area and it remains so as official results are being certified.  From the Election Board’s Unofficial Results, there are surprises and humor.

However, Tulsa Today posts here for your reference only the results without comment, we will save those for November’s General Election.  Continue reading

Nation ID Cards compliant to Real ID

JENKS, Okla. – Beginning Sept. 10, 2018, Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizens will have the option to purchase an Enhanced Tribal Card, which is an acceptable ID under the Real ID Act and is equivalent to a U.S. Passport Card.

Under the Real ID Act and Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, the ETC is a compliant document to allow cardholders to travel to Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean by land or sea, as well as enter federal buildings. Continue reading

Republicans resolving candidates

Kevin Hern speaking Friday to Tulsa Republicans.

Analysis: At a Republican meeting Friday, many candidates on the runoff ballot next Tuesday spoke as voters prepare to decide. Republicans attending represented networks of friends, family and associates who will vote in this critical election. Everyone is talking as positions on races solidify.

The event began with Congressional Candidate Kevin Hern. His opponent didn’t show and the crowd, with one exception, didn’t complain. Continue reading

Tulsa selected for safety partnership

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced Tulsa is one of five cities selected to the National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) as the Department of Justice continues to fulfill President Trump’s commitment to reduce violent crime in America.

PSP delivers a framework to enhance federal support of state, local, and tribal enforcement. Officials and prosecutors will aggressively investigate and pursue violent criminals specifically in gun crimes, trafficking, and gang violence. Continue reading

Laundering and drug charges announced

TULSA — United States Attorney Trent Shores announced that a federal Grand Jury indicted 22 people for their roles in drug trafficking and money laundering operations that included the use of Casa Herrera, a local money remitter business.

The two Indictments charged Alfredo Herrera, 73, of Bartlesville, Domingo Aguirre, 60, of Tulsa, and Javier Passement, 53, of Tulsa, with violating federal money laundering and drug conspiracy statutes. Herrera is the owner and operator of Casa Herrera. Aguirre and Passement worked as employees of Casa HerreraContinue reading