OK-05: Stephanie Bice (R)
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OK-05: Stephanie Bice (R)
2020-10-31 00:09:58
by TWN Staff

About Bice: Elected to the State Senate in 2014, Bice served for two years as assistant majority floor leader in the Oklahoma Senate and is Chair of Senate Finance Committee. She modernized Oklahoma’s liquor laws by engineering the first overhaul... Read More

OK-05: Kendra Horn (D)
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OK-05: Kendra Horn (D)
2020-10-31 00:05:41
by TWN Staff

About Horn: A 5th generation Oklahoman, Horn’s parents taught her the importance of investing in people and serving her community, values that continue to guide her today. She believes that more people need to get involved in community leadership, including... Read More

Supreme Court Holds Large Piece of Oklahoma Belongs to Native American Tribe
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Supreme Court Holds Large Piece of Oklahoma Belongs to Native American Tribe
2020-07-09 19:12:57
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large part of eastern Oklahoma belongs to Native American tribes - a significant victory for a reservation that challenged the state's authority to prosecute crimes on its land. Writing for the... Read More

Local Coronavirus Infection Spikes Muddle States’ Plans to Reopen
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Local Coronavirus Infection Spikes Muddle States’ Plans to Reopen
2020-06-18 13:46:30
by Reece Nations

As nationwide coronavirus deaths continue to trend downward, a surge of new cases across a multitude of states is complicating plans to lift stay-at-home orders and reopen economies.  Updated data from the Johns Hopkins University tracker indicates 10 states are... Read More

Justices Consider Whether Large Swath of Oklahoma Is Still An Indian Reservation
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Justices Consider Whether Large Swath of Oklahoma Is Still An Indian Reservation
2020-05-11 21:27:13
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - In recent years most arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court regarding political divisions have involved racial and partisan gerrymandering. On Monday, the justices considered a case that asks, at its heart, whether a large swath of eastern Oklahoma... Read More

Census Bureau to Restart Operations in Rural Areas of Country
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Census Bureau to Restart Operations in Rural Areas of Country

After suspending most of its operations in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Census Bureau announced Monday it plans to restart some of its fieldwork in rural areas around the country. Those operations had been delayed through early June,... Read More

In Oklahoma, More Than 155,000 See Voting Status Changed to 'Inactive'
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In Oklahoma, More Than 155,000 See Voting Status Changed to 'Inactive'
2019-08-02 18:20:33
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - More than 155,367 Oklahomans had their voting status changes to "inactive" this week after they failed to respond to an address confirmation notice sent to them by the state election board. "Oklahoma has very few incidents of voter... Read More

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