Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. toll road stickers trouble for some drivers
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) New toll-road tags distributed among patrons of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority are proving troublesome for a handful of drivers.
The OTA has had to replace six times the number of tags they expected to replace as drivers switch from a hard-case toll tag to a windshield sticker. Spokesman Jack Damrill tells The Oklahoman some drivers applied the stickers to their dashboard, where a scanner cannot read it.
Oklahoma City, OK – Numerous buildings within the State Capitol Complex will be closed today due to water main breaks in Oklahoma City's water lines resulting in reduced water pressure in the capitol complex, the Director of the Department of Central Services (DCS), John Richard announced. Affected state buildings do not have enough water pressure to operate air cooling systems or restroom facilities. In addition, computer system capabilities of some state agencies are limited due to the extreme heat.
Oklahoma City, OK – House Speaker Kris Steele today announced the membership of the select House oversight committee on pensions that will conduct all House interim studies on pension matters.
The announcement came as Oklahoma's recently enacted pension reforms received national attention at today's Southern Legislative Conference's annual meeting in Memphis, Tenn., where state Rep. Randy McDaniel, R-Oklahoma City, was a featured speaker on the issue.