Oklahoma City, Ok – Candidates in Okla. gov. race near finish
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's six candidates for the open governor's seat are reaching out to voters across the state and putting the finishing touches on their campaigns before Tuesday's primary election.
Democratic voters will decide between Lt. Gov. Jari Askins and Attorney General Drew Edmondson, while Republican voters will choose from state Sen. Randy Brogdon, U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin, and Oklahoma City businessmen Robert Hubbard and Roger Jackson.
Tulsa, OK – GOP looks to extend majorities in House, Senate
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma Republican Party officials say they're taking nothing for granted in this year's elections for state House and Senate seats, but it's hard for them to hide their optimism.
The Oklahoma Legislature was essentially controlled by the Democratic Party since statehood, but Republicans captured the Oklahoma House in 2004 and, for the first time in state history, the Senate in 2008.
Tulsa, OK – The intersection of 111th Street South and Sheridan Road has been a source of traffic congestion for years. Recently, Tulsa County teamed with the cities of Tulsa and Bixby to expand and refit the intersection. This project is one of several in the recent past where Tulsa County partners with a municipality to build infrastructure.
Tulsa, Okla. – Police officers proven to have been untruthful during any official investigation will now face only one form of punishment: termination.
Interim Police Chief Chuck Jordan announced the new policy this morning in a statement with Mayor Bartlett and Tulsa Fraternal Order of Police President Phil Evans. The new policy extends the Tulsa Police Department's Rule 6 "Duty to be Truthful and Obedient."