Author: The Associated Press

State Sen. Ralph Shortey Resigns

State Sen. Ralph Shortey Resigns

FeatureThe Associated Press- March 22, 2017

Oklahoma Sen. Ralph Shortey resigned Wednesday amid child prostitution charges. Read More

Oklahoma Town Cancels Dance in ‘Footloose’ Fashion

Oklahoma Town Cancels Dance in ‘Footloose’ Fashion

FeatureThe Associated Press- February 8, 2017

Town leaders in Henryetta, Okla. are canceling a Valentine's Day dance because of an arcane city ordinance. Read More

DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary as Pence Breaks Tie

DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary as Pence Breaks Tie

FeatureThe Associated Press- February 7, 2017

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Education secretary by the narrowest of margins, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie in a historic ... Read More

Oklahoma Lawmaker Accused of Harassment Submits Resignation

Oklahoma Lawmaker Accused of Harassment Submits Resignation

FeatureThe Associated Press- February 2, 2017

State Rep. Dan Kirby, R-Tulsa, announced plans to resign on Saturday, two days after a special House committee recommended he be expelled from office. Read More

Rare National Fire Advisory Issued for Oklahoma

Rare National Fire Advisory Issued for Oklahoma

FeatureThe Associated Press- February 2, 2017

A national fire advisory has been issued for Oklahoma as much of the state struggle with extreme drought. Read More

Former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson Confirmed as Secretary of State

Former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson Confirmed as Secretary of State

FeatureThe Associated Press- February 1, 2017

Republicans jammed two of President Donald Trump's top Cabinet picks through the Senate Finance Committee with no Democrats in the room Wednesday, including newly-appointed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Read More

Democrats Boycott Scott Pruitt’s Confirmation Hearing

Democrats Boycott Scott Pruitt’s Confirmation Hearing

FeatureThe Associated Press- February 1, 2017

Democrats on Wednesday temporally thwarted a Senate confirmation vote on Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Trump's pick to head the EPA. Read More

Trump Says His Order Didn’t Cause Weekend Airport Chaos

Trump Says His Order Didn’t Cause Weekend Airport Chaos

FeatureThe Associated Press- January 30, 2017

President Trump on Monday said his executive orders involving immigration did not cause widespread confusion and chaos over the weekend. Read More

Trump Moves to Build Border Wall, Cut Sanctuary City Funds

Trump Moves to Build Border Wall, Cut Sanctuary City Funds

FeatureThe Associated Press- January 25, 2017

President Trump on Wednesday signed executive actions to jumpstart construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall, one of his signature campaign promises. Read More