BY CHRIS CASTEEL email@example.com | Published: Fri, Dec 13, 2013
Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, who worked to kill the federal subsidies for ethanol production, has teamed up with California Sen. Dianne Feinstein to end the government mandate on blending ethanol with gasoline.
BY RANDY ELLIS firstname.lastname@example.org | Published: Thu, Dec 12, 2013
Downtown Oklahoma City motorists will receive an early Christmas present Friday afternoon with the early completion and opening of a highway project that links the I-40 Crosstown with the west end of the future Oklahoma City Boulevard.
The House passed the budget deal on Thursday evening by a vote of 332-94. The five House members from Oklahoma split on the bill. Voting for were Reps. Tom Cole, R-Moore; James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City; and Frank Lucas, R-Cheyenne. Voting against were the two freshman Reps. Jim Bridenstine,...
WASHINGTON _ Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-CA, introduced a bill Thursday to end the federal mandate requiring a certain amount of corn ethanol be blended in U.S. gasoline.
The bill has eight other cosponsors, mostly Republicans.
“The time to end the corn ethanol...
BY DIANA BALDWIN email@example.com | Updated: Wed, Dec 11, 2013
Members of the Edmond City Council turned down a request for a permit to build an 8,307-square-foot addition next to the Islamic Society of Edmond's mosque. Council members did not agree with plans for parking and the size of the building.
The House on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill by Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Westville, to authorize construction of a memorial to Native Americans on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall in Washington.
“I have heard from people I represent and from...
BY RANDY ELLIS firstname.lastname@example.org | Updated: Wed, Dec 11, 2013
Silver bars, coin collections, Michael Jordan basketball cards and more than seven dozen class rings are just a sampling of treasures from approximately 750 abandoned safe deposit boxes that that the state plans to auction off Dec. 18 in Oklahoma City.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma finance officials say collections to the main operating fund used to pay for state government continue to trail the official estimate, a trend that could lead to budget cuts for state agencies if it continues.
Oklahoma's Secretary of Finance Preston Doerflinger...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Federal officials say more than 1,600 Oklahoma residents have successfully signed up for health insurance coverage in the first two months of the troubled HealthCare.gov website.
A report released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says a total...
The bipartisan budget deal reached by House and Senate negotiators would prevent a government shutdown, allow the congressional spending process to resume and save an estimated $23 billion over ten years.
But in an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program, Sen. Tom Coburn said it...
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Wed, Dec 11, 2013
WASHINGTON — A leading congressional deficit hawk says a bipartisan budget agreement hammered out on Capitol Hill is mostly a patch-work approach that fails to address wasteful spending that is contributing to a ballooning federal debt.
By BILL SHERMAN - Tulsa World | Updated: Wed, Dec 11, 2013
Just days after the news broke that a Satanic Temple in New York City is seeking to build a monument to Satan on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol, a Hindu organization announced this week that it, too, would like to build a monument there, to one of its chief deities.
Rajan Zed, president...