By BARBARA HOBEROCK - Tulsa World | Updated: Fri, Dec 6, 2013
Deby Snodgrass, Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation executive director, has delayed implementing a $40,000 raise her governing board awarded earlier this year.
“Deby is delaying her raise until the results of the comprehensive salary review conducted by the Office of Management and...
By ANGELA DELLI SANTI, AP | Published: Thu, Dec 5, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — National Democrats are targeting New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he begins his new role as chairman of the Republican Governors Association more than a month after his re-election.
The Democratic National Committee and a Democratic super PAC have released online ads...
BY RANDY ELLIS firstname.lastname@example.org | Updated: Mon, Dec 2, 2013
Forty-seven people have petitioned the city of New Cordell demanding that officials take action to recover about $300,000 they claim was wrongfully paid to Mayor Alex Damon for serving the Oklahoma city and its utility authority in multiple capacities.
BY KIM ARCHER - Tulsa World | Updated: Mon, Dec 2, 2013
A controversial study by researchers at two Oklahoma universities that deems the state's A-F school grading system as flawed is "misleading," according to an in-house analysis by staffers at the Oklahoma State Department of Education.
"It's not to cast aspersions on the researchers at all,"...
By GINNIE GRAHAM - Tulsa World | Updated: Wed, Nov 27, 2013
Oklahoma's decision to accept a settlement with big tobacco 15 years ago has led to big bucks.
More than $1 billion so far.
Earnings from the endowment that was started with those payments will continue as long as tobacco is in use and most likely long after.
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BY JENNIFER PALMER email@example.com | Updated: Sun, Nov 24, 2013
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin's office has been working to renegotiate contracts with each of the state's American Indian tribes regarding tax collected on tobacco sales. One tribe isn't happy with its deal and filed suit this week in federal court.