A Republican lawmaker has abandoned his effort to rename a stretch of old Route 66 in northeastern Oklahoma after President Donald Trump.
District Attorney David Prater said Sweeney “violated just about every policy he could have regarding how you deal with the mentally ill and how you deal with a person when you’re trying to de-escalate the situation.”
Oklahoma Governor signs more commutations in a single day than any other Governor in U.S. history.
527 Oklahomans receive commutation recommendation from Pardon and Parole Board; slated to be signed by the Governor and released from prison Monday.
17-percent of Oklahoma women live below the poverty level compared to just 14.5-percent of men in the state. Of that 17-percent, Oklahoma Black and Latinx women are disproportionately affected by poverty when compared to their White peers.
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher’s admission to the OU College of Law, the college and the university’s main campus devoted the week of Sept. 23 to Fisher and other civil rights leaders, with acknowledgment of the ongoing pursuit of equality.
In the past three years since SQ 792 was approved, Oklahoma has made big leaps forward to adjust 3.2% beer laws and alleviate restrictions on businesses and consumers.