Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Transit says it had no choice but to make changes to its operation. The service's budget was cut 31-percent during the past budget cycle. The cut back has required changes to its LIFT program for the disabled and elderly.
Tulsa Transit General Manager Bill Cartwright answered criticism today from City Councilor Maria Barnes.
Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Eastern Oklahomans are filling up the Salvation Army's cooling station in downtown Tulsa as they look for relief from the sweltering summer heat. Executive Director Arletta Robinson at the Salvation Army's Center of Hope says the facility can handle up to 500 people.
Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY -- An Oklahoma judge granted an injunction Monday blocking enforcement of a state law that would require women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound and listen to a detailed description of the fetus.
Oklahoma County District Judge Noma Gurich set a pretrial hearing for Jan. 21 and directed that the state not enforce the law, which was passed by legislators during their 2010 session. A temporary restraining order against the law had been in effect since May.
Oklahoma City, OK – A limited amount of summer cooling assistance funds will be made available across the state through the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which is administered through the Oklahoma Department of Human Services.
Oklahoma City, OK – Arguments set on Okla. abortion law
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oral arguments are scheduled on a request to block a state law requiring pregnant women to have an ultrasound and hear a description of the fetus before getting an abortion.
The hearing is set Monday before Oklahoma County District Judge Noma Gurich. The law was temporarily blocked in May after the Center for Reproductive Rights in New York sued to have it declared unconstitutional.