Tag: government

Getting It in Writing: Controversial Abortion Bills Pass in Committee

Getting It in Writing: Controversial Abortion Bills Pass in Committee

NewsUCentral- February 22, 2017

Oklahoma recently introduced some controversial abortion bills that have drawn public ire. Read More

Net Neutrality Could Hinder Binge-Watchers

Net Neutrality Could Hinder Binge-Watchers

Around the WebVictor Quezada- February 22, 2017

The future 'looks bleak' for net neutrality, some experts suggest. Read More

The United States Without the Dept. of Education

The United States Without the Dept. of Education

NewsKateleigh Mills- February 17, 2017

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos addresses Education Department staff, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at the Education Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Molly Riley) The same day that Betsy DeVos was sworn in to be ... Read More

DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary as Pence Breaks Tie

DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary as Pence Breaks Tie

Around the WebThe 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

Around the WebThe 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

Former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson Confirmed as Secretary of State

Former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson Confirmed as Secretary of State

Around the WebThe 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

Around the WebThe 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

Around the WebThe 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