Headlines: Education Nominees Advance, Trade War Impacts Ag & NE OKC Gets Ready to Party

May 15, 2019

Headlines for Wednesday, May 15, 2019:

  • Two controversial nominations to the State Board of Ed pass a Senate committee. (NewsOK)
  • A bill updating online sales tax collections heads to the Governor. (Journal Record)
  • Changes are coming to Oklahoma’s alcohol laws, again. (NewsOK)
  • Governor calls for increased investment in aerospace. (Journal Record)
  • Lawmaker responds after comments on a hot mic at a news conference. (Tulsa World)
  • Oklahoma sees another month of growth in revenue. (Tulsa World)
  • Trade war concerns could impact long term agriculture outcomes in the region. (Journal Record)

  • Muskogee’s largest employer is cleaning up after fire rips through its plant. (Tulsa World)

  • OCPS computer network remains down after a malware attack. (NewsOK)
  • A first of its kind treatment center is opening in OKC. (NewsOK)
  • Regents at OU are meeting tomorrow to discuss filling its President vacancy. (Tulsa World)
  • Improve our Tulsa meetings continue to focus on streets. (Tulsa World)
  • More retailers are coming to OKC’s Outlet Mall. (Journal Record)
  • OERB celebrates a quarter century of cleaning up sites. (NewsOK)
  • NE OKC throws a party to showcase urban renewal efforts. (NewsOK)