Oklahoma City, OK – Education board wants use of Rainy Day Fund now
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The state Board of Education is calling in a resolution for the immediate use of money from Oklahoma's Rainy Day Fund, citing dire funding circumstances for the state's schools.
Declining revenues have resulted in a 5 percent cut in allocations to all state agencies, and state Superintendent Sandy Garrett said Tuesday education has been even more hard hit because of a drop in revenue from a state fund set aside for education.
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Tulsa, OK – Okla. preacher, Ark. lawyer convicted in tax case
TULSA, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma preacher and an Arkansas lawyer accused of conspiring to conceal the preacher's income from tax authorities have been convicted in federal court.
Lindsey Springer of Kellyville, Okla., and Oscar Stilley of Fort Smith, Ark., were charged in a March 10 indictment in U.S. District Court in Tulsa with conspiring to defraud the United States. Their convictions were announced Monday by the U.S. attorney's office.
Guymon, OK – Oklahoma Department of Transportation crews in the Panhandle report slick and snow packed roads in Texas and Cimarron Counties. ODOT crews are out clearing and sanding/salting bridges and roadways as needed. While there are currently no roads closed, conditions are poor and motorists are asked to drive cautiously.
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Kathy Taylor today applauded the efforts of a business development team, including members of the City's staff and the local community, who worked to attract a new grocery store to the former Albertons location at Pine Street and Peoria Avenue. Local businessman and owner Antonio Perez announced today that Gateway Market is set to open in mid-January.