BY RANDY ELLIS, Capitol Bureau | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014
A modified plan that would gradually increase Oklahoma public school funding until schools are receiving an extra $600 million a year is expected to be voted on Wednesday in the state Senate, the bill’s Senate authors announced Tuesday.
BY RANDY ELLIS, Capitol Bureau | Updated: 16 hr ago
New Oklahoma Department of Corrections Director Robert Patton has moved aggressively to reduce the backlog of state prison inmates backed up in county jails. Some county sheriffs and commissioners aren’t happy about it and showed up at the Capitol Tuesday to voice their displeasure.