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Oklahoma Senators Thompson and Standridge encouraged by state’s Top 10 ranking for highway bridges

The City Sentinel Staff Report Oklahoma City – Senate Appropriations Chair Roger Thompson and Transportation Committee Chair Rob Standridge issued statements soon after last week’s announcement that Oklahoma had gone from 49th in the nation to a Top Ten state for the condition of its highway system bridges. The two Republican leaders said, in a […]

Oklahomans encouraged to request absentee ballots now for August 25 runoff election

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma voters are encouraged to request their absentee ballot for the August 25 primary runoff election as soon as possible. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is 5 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug 18, but election officials urge people to request one now if they are concerned […]

Oklahoma Senate President Pro Temp Greg Treat announces Interim Studies, City-area legislators to play key roles

The City Sentinel Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The leader of the Oklahoma Senate has released the list of approved studies for the 2020 interim. Senators submitted 64 requests and Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, said in a press release to The City Sentinel and other news organizations that 39 study requests […]

Analysis: Fifth District election advertising turns divisive for the GOP, Taylor’s an interesting alternative in the Fourth District, Horn is “steady on,” as her primary foe attacks – and other news for voters

Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The latter stages of the Fifth Congressional District contest have turned even more contentious than customary for current politics – and that’s saying a lot. An independent expenditure has assailed state Senator Stephanie Bice of Oklahoma City on a few issues. The national group bashing Bice put […]

Oklahoma voter registration deadline for statewide primary is June 5

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In order to vote in the upcoming Oklahoma statewide primary election on June 30, citizens must register to vote or update their voter registration by this Friday, June 5. The State Election Board website offers a new voter registration “wizard” which makes it easy to […]

Thompson and Wallace guide measure to passage easing curbside sales and delivery of liquor

Staff Report   A convenience to Oklahoma consumers born out of the pandemic will be allowed to remain in place. The measure, by Sen Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, and Rep. Kevin Wallace, R-Wellston, allows curbside sales or home deliveries of beer, wine and spirits to continue. Gov. Kevin Stitt signed Senate Bill 1928 into law Thursday. […]

Lawyer for death row inmates calls June and July “reasonable timeframe” for key issues in Oklahoma lethal injection case

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Today, May 5, Judge Stephen Friot of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma ordered Oklahoma state officials to provide additional information to death row prisoners about the State’s plans for training protocols related to lethal injection executions. The Oklahoma […]

Court to hold hearing on Oklahoma’s “risky and incomplete” lethal injection protocol used in previous botched executions

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Tuesday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m., a federal district court will hear Glossip, et al., v. Gross, in which attorneys will argue whether the state of Oklahoma provided an incomplete execution protocol on February 13. At that time, state officials announced that it […]

Otoe-Missouria Tribe Chairman John R. Shotton and Comanche Nation Chairman William Nelson, Sr. comment on perspectives of both governor and attorney general; nuanced analysis offered

  Staff Report   In a joint statement last evening (Wednesday, April 22), leaders of two Oklahoma tribes affirmed their respect for statewide officials who have reached conflicting conclusions about recent compacts between the state and, respectively, the Otoe-Missouri Tribe and the Comanche Nation. The two leaders said: “We respect the Governor and the Attorney […]

Gov. Stitt lays out plan to reopen Oklahoma, reactions vary

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Wednesday (April 22), Gov. Stitt released the Open Up and Recover Safely (OURS) plan.  A press conference was held to announce the three phases of his plan to reopen Oklahoma businesses. Health policy leaders, business advocates and local officials responded with diverse ranges of caution or […]

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