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State Superintendent Ryan Walters is again taking aim at teachers’ unions, this time with the announcement of an Oklahoma State Department of Education public awareness campaign he says highlights teacher unions’ positions on issues.
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The leaders' breakthrough comes after weeks of negotiations and a series of on-and-off talks. The U.S. is set to run out of money to pay its loans on June 5 if a deal is not approved by Congress.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been impeached by fellow Republicans in a historic vote in the Texas House. He will immediately and temporarily be suspended from his duties.
Saturday, the Texas House will vote on whether to impeach state Attorney General Ken Paxton who investigators say allegedly abused his office to help a campaign donor by committing bribery and more.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says unless lawmakers raise the debt ceiling by June 5, the government won't have enough money to pay all of its bills.
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This Week in Oklahoma Politics discusses the nearly $13B budget approved by legislative leaders, Attorney General Gentner Drummond promising to not enforce a new law banning gender-affirming care for minors, and more.
Indigenous fashion design — both traditional and modern — made a big splash on the red carpet during the premiere of Killers of the Flower Moon at the 76th annual Cannes Film Festival. Indigenous design and activism had a strong presence off the red carpet, too.
'We will strive to survive the Ryan Walters time': Oklahoma superintendents respond to Walters' claims, rhetoricWalters repeatedly emphasized his focus on open communication with superintendents around the state. But when StateImpact sent out a survey to those superintendents, a much more complex picture emerged.
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A $5.6 billion refinery is coming to Cushing. Southern Rock Energy Partners, the company behind this facility, promises it will be more eco-friendly than existing refineries.
The incident follows recordings of county officials allegedly making violent and racist remarks during public meeting.
From social security payments to interest rates, a lot hinges on a debt-ceiling deal. Personal finance experts say you should prepare for a possible debt default as you would a recession.
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