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Headlines: Senate Gets Revenue Bill, Corrections Reforms & Red Dirt Film Festival

Headlines for Wednesday, March 28, 2018:

  • State Senate leaders say the soonest they can vote on revenue raising bills is today. (NewsOK)
  • Energy industry rallies against tax increases. (StateImpact OK)
  • Tourism professionals raise concerns about the increase in hotel/motel tax. (NewsOK)
  • Teachers union still considers walkout. (Journal Record)
  • Summer school hangs in the balance with concerns over walkout. (NewsOK)
  • Number of infants in Oklahoma born addicted to opioid doubled from 2015 to 2016. (Journal Record)

  • Repairs at VA hospital in Muskogee will cost $17.5M. (NewsOK)

  • Corporation Commission calls on lawmakers to provide more money. (NewsOK)

  • The head of Oklahoma prisons warns of default without more money. (NewsOK)

  • ACLU criticizes pace and effectiveness of criminal justice reform bills at the Capitol. (KFOR)

  • Tulsa begins implicit-bias training next month. (Tulsa World)

  • Mayor Mick Cornett presides over his final city council meeting. (NewsOK)

  • OKC considers new ordinance to help liquor stores. (Journal Record)

  • Edmond woman is cleaning up with novelty soaps. (Journal Record)

  • The Red Dirt Film Festival returns for its fifth season this weekend in Stillwater. (Okie Geek Podcast)

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