Oklahoma City, OK – Candidates for Congress, Okla. AG file on 2nd day
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Two candidates have filed for congressional seats and another has formally entered the race to become Oklahoma's next attorney general on the second day of the state's three-day election filing period.
Perennial candidate Jim Rogers of Midwest City filed Tuesday as a Democrat to run for a U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Tom Coburn. The 75-year-old Rogers joins three GOP candidates who filed Monday, including Coburn.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. governor signs workers' comp bills
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Brad Henry has signed legislation requiring Senate confirmation of his nominees to the Workers' Compensation Court that was similar to a measure he vetoed last year.
Henry signed the legislation on Tuesday along with a second bill involving workers' compensation. They are among four measures that supporters say will help reduce workers' compensation costs in the state.
Weleetka, OK – Okla. officials mark anniversary of girls' deaths
WELEETKA, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma law enforcement authorities say they are looking at suspects in the deaths of two girls two years after they were fatally shot, but they still need the public's help in solving the crime.
Tulsa City and County are filing for a joint application to hire four civilian crime analysts. The amount totals 665-thousand dollars. The City would get 627-thousand of that. The grant is from the U-S Department of Justice---in the form of a Justice Assistance Grant.
The grant appears on tomorrow morning's eight o'clock City Council agenda.