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Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women names state Rep. Regina Goodwin recipient of 2019 Guardian Award

Staff Report The Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women (OCSW) named Rep. Regina Goodwin as the 2019 Guardian Award recipient during the recent OCSW monthly meeting. “The Commission is honored to recognize Rep. Goodwin’s legislative work to update laws that literally shackled women,” said OCSW Chair Maria Trapp-Braly. “Goodwin’s remarkable efforts on the passage […]

Editor’s Notebook: Porter Scholarship, Toll Fellowship, a College Fair

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – From an Editor’s Notebook, Oklahoma’s historical black institution of Higher Education formally establishes a scholarship honoring the state’s first black senator, a city legislator is part of a prestigious fellowship program, and the third annual Black Elected Officials College Fair is scheduled for late August. Langston University […]

Erin Brockovich visits Oklahoma to be a “voice of the people” on earthquakes, water issues

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Erin Brockovich, at a Capitol press conference hosted by state Rep. Richard Morrissette, D-Oklahoma City, said she came to the Sooner State to serve as a “voice of the people, their advocate.” Her comments were critical of the state oil and gas industry, saying Oklahoma and much of […]

House Democrats press measures on voting rights, education proceeds from lottery, long-range plans for veteran health care

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – As the annual deadline for bill filings comes this week, members of the House Democratic caucus advanced ideas they hope to enact, despite minority position in the Legislature. State Rep. Regina Goodwin, D-Tulsa, will press legislation to clarify state law pertaining to restoration of a convict’s voting rights. Rep. Goodwin […]

Oklahoma Legislative Caucus will focus on education, public safety

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY — Sen. Kevin Matthews, D-Tulsa, says members of the Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus will focus on improving education and increasing training for some members of law enforcement as well as private security personnel in the months ahead. Matthews, who was elected caucus chair in May, said these were two examples of […]

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