Latest Oklahoma state government News

Drummond knocks off O’Connor in Oklahoma AG race

Jun. 29, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tulsa attorney Gentner Drummond has knocked off incumbent Attorney General John O’Connor in the Republican primary in the race for Oklahoma attorney general. With no Democrat and only a Libertarian on the November ballot, Tuesday's victory for Drummond, 58,...

Joy Hofmeister wins Democratic nomination for governor in Oklahoma primary election.

Jun. 28, 2022 22:40 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joy Hofmeister wins Democratic nomination for governor in Oklahoma primary election.

Hofmeister, Stitt advance in Oklahoma governor’s race

Jun. 28, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt and Democrat Joy Hofmeister easily won their respective primary races on Tuesday, both taking advantage of massive fundraising advantages over their opponents in a state where hot-button issues like abortion, firearms and the death penalty are...

Frank Lucas wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 3rd Congressional District.

Jun. 28, 2022 22:07 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frank Lucas wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 3rd Congressional District.

Stephanie Bice wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District.

Jun. 28, 2022 21:23 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephanie Bice wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District.

Tom Cole wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District.

Jun. 28, 2022 20:57 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Cole wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District.

Kevin Stitt wins Republican nomination for governor in Oklahoma primary election.

Jun. 28, 2022 20:27 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Stitt wins Republican nomination for governor in Oklahoma primary election.

Oklahoma reaches opioid settlement with 3 drug companies

Jun. 28, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma officials have reached an opioid settlement with three drug companies that would bring more than $250 million to finance efforts to battle opioid addiction, state Attorney General John O'Connor has announced. The deal with McKesson, Cardinal and...

Newspaper: Oklahoma gun deaths rose as firearms access grew

Jun. 26, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gun deaths in Oklahoma have increased since a “permitless carry” law allowing people over the age of 21 to carry a gun without a permit or training went into effect in 2019, according to a newspaper’s review of data. The Oklahoman analyzed state medical...

2 Oklahoma attorneys charged in medical marijuana scheme

Jun. 16, 2022 15:11 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two Oklahoma attorneys were charged Thursday in an alleged medical marijuana scheme that allowed out-of-state growers to skirt the state's law requiring marijuana businesses to be at least 75% owned by state residents. Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor...