The Oklahoma Senate on Wednesday approved a $7.6 billion general appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2019 that gives significant funding increases for common education, mental health services, child welfare programs, and criminal justice reform. Continue reading
PEARL HARBOR – A Tulsa, Oklahoma, native and 2010 Union High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer, USS Halsey. Petty Officer 2nd Class Jack Todd is an aegis fire controlman aboard the guided-missile destroyer operating out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
A Navy aegis fire controlman is responsible for managing and maintaining the air defense radar for the Aegis Weapon System. Continue reading
As Tulsa Today covered in advance (posted here), six of the 10 candidates vying for the gubernatorial nomination joined Monday in a forum hosted by The Oklahoman.
Trevor Brown with Oklahoma Watch provided yesterday some interesting takeaways worthy of deeper consideration and additional perspective. Continue reading
Assisted by Tulsa Police, agents with Oklahoma Department of Corrections Office of Fugitive Apprehension and Investigations arrested Troy Peiffer Monday night in Tulsa.
Peiffer, who walked away Dec. 16, 2017, from Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center in Hodgen, was arrested at the 21st Street and Memorial Road area. He had been living homeless and begging for money from drivers in Tulsa. Continue reading
With Americans losing over $100 billion through gambling each year, personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Most Gambling-Addicted States.
To find where gambling addiction is most prevalent, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 19 key metrics. Oklahoma is first in the nation in casinos per capita. Continue reading