OKLAHOMA CITY – A recent study by the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) casts doubt on the assumption that switching to a four-day school week saves money for districts.
The State of Oklahoma, once again, is borrowing money and schools, including Guthrie Public Schools, will not be fully-funded this month in state aid. This time costing the school district $73,190 for the month of April.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The House Insurance Committee today passed a bill that will allow individuals to purchase health insurance across state lines.
Borrowing necessary to make monthly agency allocations
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in March missed the official monthly estimate by 9 percent and are 2.8 percent below the estimate for the first three quarters of the fiscal year. Total GRF collections of $352.1 million in March will be short of the amount needed to make agency monthly allocations. About $31 […]
OKLAHOMA CITY — The State of Oklahoma officially launched today the new OKStateStat.ok.gov website, which looks beyond the numbers to align state dollars with Oklahoma’s priorities.
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Terry O’Donnell authored three bills advancing criminal justice reform that passed the Oklahoma House of Representatives this week.
Teacher pay, teacher recruitment, reducing administrative costs among measures
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Senate on Wednesday approved several education related bills, including measures that address teacher pay, teacher recruitment, and the reduction of administrative costs, among other issues.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Lawmakers in the state House have unanimously given their approval to a bill that could save Oklahomans money on their homeowners insurance. House Bill 1720 provides discounts for building resilient homes. Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is excited to see the progression of the bill which encourages use of the latest […]
The Office of Management and Enterprise Services would like to clear up misconceptions about the use of appropriations from the Lottery Trust Fund.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Building upon the success of previous legislation, the Oklahoma Senate on Tuesday approved a series of criminal justice reform bills.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill that seeks to ban abortions in instances of certain birth defects passed out of the House this afternoon with a vote of 67 to 16.
Chris Evans sits down with Senator AJ Griffin and Representative John Pfeiffer for Season 2 Episode 1 of The RoundUp.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill authorizing certain inmates to request a medical review in front of the Pardon and Parole Board passed Tuesday out of the House of Representatives with a vote of 73 to 16.
February GRF receipts above estimate
OKLAHOMA CITY — A change in the payment date for a higher education scholarship fund has caused total General Revenue Fund receipts to appear artificially higher than expected at 8.3 percent above the estimate for February as corporate income tax collections remain unpredictable.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill requiring public school students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance daily passed the Oklahoma House of Representatives by a vote of 93-1 on Monday.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation allowing permitted county officials to carry firearms inside a courthouse passed Monday out of the Oklahoma House of Representatives with a vote of 85 to 11.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation that strengthens the pension system for Oklahoma firefighters has passed the House with a vote of 93 to 0.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Senate on Monday overwhelming approved a series of bipartisan bills dealing with veterans’ issues, including a measure that protects the contractual and financial rights of service members that are mobilized or deployed.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill that would increase the likelihood of the death penalty for people convicted of killing a law enforcement officer in the line of duty passed the House with a vote of 73-21 today.
Project completed in-house by OMES IT, costing no additional money
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has launched a new and improved online inmate lookup for public use.