Headlines: Teacher Pay Raise Advances, MMJ Sales Keep Growing & Thunder Places Sixth in West

Apr 11, 2019

Local headlines for Thursday, April 11, 2019:

  • A bill giving teachers a $1200 dollar pay raise advances in the Senate. (Tulsa World)
  • Bill allowing state taxes to possibly fund private schools advances at the Capitol. (Tulsa World)
  • Doctors criticize revival of nurse autonomy bill. (NewsOK)
  • Speed limits could increase on some roads under bill heading to the Governor.  (Journal Record)
  • Senators kill a bill to end stopped trains on tracks. (NewsOK)
  • Local officials are working to stop a bill protecting oil and gas companies. (Journal Record)
  • Governor gets bill creating “benefit corporations”. (NewsOK)
  • Well-known Second Amendment advocate gets arrested in a Broken Arrow park. (Tulsa World)
  • A settlement leads to the dissolving of the OETA Foundation. (NewsOK)
  • Governor visits Oklahoma City high school. (NewsOK)
  • Medical marijuana sales top 12 million dollars in the month of March. (AP)
  • Retiring Supreme Court Justice thinks back on more than a decade on bench. (Journal Record)
  • Oklahoman Kristin Chenoweth earns a Grammy Award for philanthropy. (Tulsa World)
  • Thunder secures a sixth spot in the West with a win over Milwaukee. (NewsOK)