The Governor of Oklahoma Kevin Stitt and Mayor of Tulsa, G.T. Bynum wanted so much for Oklahoma to receive national recognition, and they were successful in doing just that! Complete disregard and disrespect for our Freedom Day Celebration, Juneteenth, indifference to the history of the Greenwood Race Massacre, encouraging large group attendance, while not practicing social distancing or wearing face coverings was front and center on our local and national news.
On stage, Gov. Kevin Sitt was like a deer caught in the headlights of a parked vehicle, afforded the luxury of controlling his environment — a powerful means and tactic the white supremacy founders of this nation were able to pass through generations.
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt vetoed several key budget bills on Wednesday, setting up a showdown with lawmakers in his own party who quickly voted to override him.
The number of actual infections is thought to be far higher because many people haven’t been tested and studies suggest people can be infected without showing symptoms.
A bill that provides reforms and transparency to virtual charter schools passed unanimously out of the state Senate today and now heads to Gov. Stitt’s desk. Rep. Sheila Dills and Sen. Dewayne Pemberton authored House Bill 2905.
Members of the Tulsa chapter of Socialist Rifle Association (SRA) are accepting orders and donations for kits of essential non-perishable food items and over-the-counter medicines for families and individuals who need assistance getting through the remainder of the lockdown.
The spread of the virus is largely blamed for the state’s ecomomic downturn and an estimated $416 million budget hole as non-essential businesses have closed and energy prices have slumped. Stitt said Tuesday an additional $40 million will be needed to shore up a separate fund for public schools.