Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. House interim studies announced
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma House Speaker Chris Benge has approved 68 interim studies to be conducted prior to the start of the 2011 Legislature in February.
The studies announced Thursday include child welfare services, agency consolidation, math education in Oklahoma schools, tax credits and incentives and a review of recent government modernization efforts.
Oklahoma City, OK – Got Car Insurance? If you don't your car could soon be impounded. Governor Henry has signed legislation allowing law enforcement to impound cars without insurance. The bill is from Bartlesville lawmaker Steve Martin.
Martin says an estimated 28-percent of cars on Oklahoma roads are without insurance. The law goes into effect November first.
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett issued a veto on specific items of the recently passed budget ordinance for the City of Tulsa for FY 2011, as well a veto of the decision by the Council to transfer $746,500 to the General Fund from the Tulsa Authority for the Recovery of Energy fund. The TARE money was meant to fund $630,000 for city-wide mowing, and $116,500 for graffiti abatement.