Headlines: Medical Marijuana Proposal, Governor Stitt's Company Merger & Stoops Heads to XFL

Feb 7, 2019

Local headlines for Thursday, February 7, 2019:

  • A legislative working group hopes for a “unity proposal” on medical marijuana. (NewsOK)
  • GOP lawmakers want to mandate the return of five-day school weeks. (KFOR)
  • Republicans increase security at the Capitol following last year’s teacher walkout. (AP)
  • Oklahomans want clarity from Governor Stitt on Medicaid Expansion. (Journal Record)
  • Governor Stitt reaffirms his “Pro-Life” stance. (Tulsa World)
  • A state lawmaker wants to stop a county commissioner from lobbying for others. (NewsOK)
  • Feds approve merger of Gov. Stitt’s Gateway Mortgage. (Journal Record)
  • Opinions are divided over poultry rules. (Tulsa World)
  • OU international students fear deportation. (NewsOK)
  • Schools join in a lawsuit after getting ordered to pay back millions in overpaid taxes, (News9)
  • Early voting begins for Tulsa, Jenks school boards. (Tulsa World)
  • Decline in gross production revenue raises concerns of an economic slowdown. (Tulsa World)
  • Tulsa mayor releases details in police oversight program. (Tulsa World)
  • Oklahoma hemp growers await changes to start growing crop. (NewsOK)
  • Paycom sees a stock jump following a positive earnings report. (NewsOK)
  • Former OU coach Bob Stoops could coach in revamped of the XFL. (NewsOK)