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Oklahoma Senate Democrats call for racial justice

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate Democratic Caucus released the following joint statement on Tuesday, with additional comments issued by Senators Kevin Matthews and George Young. Democratic leader Senator Kay Floyd, today (June 9), sent a press release to The City Sentinel and other news organizations. Three statements follow: “In the aftermath of the tragic death […]

Senate Study finds uncompensated care fund crucial for Oklahomans’ health

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Members of the Senate Health and Human Services met Tuesday (October 11) to hear from healthcare organizations about the importance of the health center uncompensated care fund (UCF) to the health and well-being of Oklahomans. The Oklahoma Department of Health stopped distributing payments to federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) for […]

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 […]

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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