Headlines: Stitt Signs Agency Bills, Nonviolent Offenders Paroled & Thunder Beats the Nets

Mar 14, 2019

Local headlines for Thursday, March 14, 2019:

  • Governor Stitt signs bills to give him more power over state organizations. (NewsOK)
  • House advances bill increasing transparency for virtual charter schools. (Tulsa World)
  • Medicaid Expansion on the local level passes the state House. (Tulsa World)
  • Bills making their way through the Capitol make it easier to get people to work. (Journal Record)
  • Senate barely passes legislation raising the tax credit cap on school donations. (Tulsa World)
  • High court rejects drug makers request to instantly delay opioid trial in Norman. (AP)
  • Airlines work to ground Boeing planes. (Journal Record)
  • Oklahoma senators plan to support President Trump’s emergency declaration. (NewsOK)
  • Pardon and Parole Board approves the release of dozens of nonviolent offenders. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa City Council hears from supporters of public meetings on inequity. (Tulsa World)
  • Ordinance to raise pay of OKC elected officials fails to get enough support. (Journal Record)
  • Former OG&E data center is coming down in a few weeks. (NewsOK)
  • Local chef hopes to bring healthy foods to hospital patients. (Journal Record)
  • Russell Westbrook notches another triple double in win against the Nets. (NewsOK)