Tulsa, OK – Okla. House redistricting plan clears panel
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) While a legislative plan to redraw Oklahoma's 101 House district boundaries is being praised as a bipartisan effort, Democrats in the Senate are complaining districts are being drawn in secret with the help of a GOP political consultant.
The House proposal cleared another legislative hurdle on Monday when it was approved by House members on a joint conference committee with just one member dissenting.
Oklahoma City, OK – Barresi, education board to discuss duties MURRAY EVANS,Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The state Board of Education and state Superintendent Janet Barresi are set to meet for the first time since Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law a bill stripping the board of most of its powers.
The board meeting scheduled for Monday had been set for April 28 but was postponed because of the lack of a quorum.
Tulsa, OK – Police in Tulsa say children uncovered a methamphetamine lab while exploring a creek at a park in west Tulsa.
The children came upon the meth lab Saturday at Reed Park. Police say one of the children looked through the chemical containers and told his father about what he saw. Police arrived to find the meth lab and drug paraphernalia.
A hazardous materials unit was summoned to clean up the site.