Headlines: COVID-19 Latest, SoonerCare 2.0 Veto & New Nixons Music

May 22, 2020

Local headlines for Friday, May 22, 2020:

  • Death toll from COVID-19 moves above 300 in Oklahoma. (Tulsa World)
  • 440 active COVID-19 cases linked to panhandle meat processing plant (Journal Record)
  • Prison holding Joe Exotic sees death toll extend to ten inmates. (NewsOK)
  • Governor Stitt vetoes legislation to fund part of his plan to expand Medicaid. (NewsOK)
  • Stitt vetoes bill which could have negatively impacted Tulsa’s chance at Tesla. (Tulsa World)
  • Private prison employee pay raise vetoed. (NewsOK)
  • Governor signs bills for alcohol delivery and increase state worker retirements. (Tulsa World)
  • The number of first time unemployment claims drops to a two-month low. (Tulsa World)
  • Memorial Day will delay unemployment checks. (NewsOK)
  • Paycheck Protection funds still available for businesses. (Journal Record)
  • MAPS4 Citizen Board named. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa mayor reflects on a year of changes. (Tulsa World)
  • Oklahoma City becomes the 25th largest in population. (NewsOK)
  • Nixons release first new music in 20 years. (NewsOK)