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Teacher Pay Raise Credited With Bringing More Teachers To OklahomaIt’s been just over a year since the legislature approved the biggest tax increase in state history to give teachers a $6,000 raise. Now News 9 has the numbers to show the raise succeeded in drawing more teachers to the classroom. Since the raise wa
Democrats Cautiously Optimistic About Working With Governor StittGovernor Stitt’s inauguration speech mirrored many of his campaign speeches. He talked about the importance of creating efficiencies in government, criminal justice reform, and properly funding education to make Oklahoma one of the top 10 states in
Oklahoma House Votes To Ban Members From Live-Streaming VideoYour Facebook friends might be live-streaming videos, but your Oklahoma state representatives won't be - at least not on the job. The Journal-Records reports that the Oklahoma House voted along party lines to ban its own members from making videos on the
Bill On Future Of Talihina Vets Center On Governor's Desk
A bill is headed to Governor Mary Fallin's desk that could move the Oklahoma Veterans Center hospital out of Talihina. The Oklahoma Veterans Facility Investment Act of 2018 authorizes a new facility to replace the one in Talihina, by either building a new building or refurbishing an existing building.