Latest Oklahoma State Legislature News

OU Health ceasing some gender care after funds threatened

Sep. 28, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The University of Oklahoma Medical Center confirmed Wednesday it is planning to stop offering some gender-affirming medical treatments after state lawmakers threatened to withhold millions of dollars in federal funding earmarked for the University Hospitals Authority. ...

Mullin wins US Senate GOP runoff in deep-red Oklahoma

Aug. 23, 2022 22:47 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin won Tuesday’s GOP primary runoff for one of Oklahoma’s U.S. Senate seats, making him a likely favorite to win the seat U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe is leaving early after nearly 30 years in office. Mullin, a citizen of the Cherokee...

Josh Brecheen wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District.

Aug. 23, 2022 21:59 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh Brecheen wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District.

Oklahoma lawmaker sues for coronavirus relief fund records

Aug. 17, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma lawmaker has filed an Open Records Act lawsuit seeking records about expenditures from Governor’s Emergency Education Relief, or GEER, funds. Republican Rep. Logan Phillips filed the lawsuit Tuesday against the Office of Management and Enterprise...

Republican Oklahoma lawmakers seek hearing in death row case

Aug. 08, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 60 Oklahoma lawmakers, including many Republicans who support the death penalty, urged the state attorney general to join their request for a new evidentiary hearing in the case of death row inmate Richard Glossip. The group of 61 state legislators...

Oklahoma Senate PAC agrees to pay fines to state, dissolve

Jul. 11, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An influential political action committee that has helped elect Republicans to the Oklahoma Senate has agreed to dissolve and pay a fine of more than $60,000 to the state after an investigation revealed multiple state campaign finance rule violations. The...