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  • Oklahoma governor signs 72-hour abortion wait time measure

    Legislation making Oklahoma the fourth state in the nation to require women to wait at least 72 hours before receiving an abortion has been signed into law. The measure was signed Wednesday by Republican Gov. Mary Fallin. It increases from 24 to 72 hours...
  • Gov. Mary Fallin signs bill banning texting while driving

    Gov. Mary Fallin added her signature Tuesday to legislation that makes it illegal to text message while driving in Oklahoma and then issued a challenge to the state's motorists. "Don't text and drive in the state of Oklahoma," Fallin said. "We need to...
  • Energy-producing states blast Obama climate change plan

    The Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change would cause job losses and lead to higher electricity prices and even power outages, attorneys general from two energy-producing states said Tuesday. West Virginia Attorney General...
  • Oklahoma lawmakers focus on budget as Legislature nears end

    For the second straight year, Oklahoma's budget writers are scrambling to fill a significant shortfall in the state budget for the upcoming year as lawmakers enter the final month of the 2015 legislative session. Facing a $611 million budget hole,...
  • Oklahoma House passes 72-hour abortion wait time legislation

    The Oklahoma House has passed legislation that would make Oklahoma the fourth state in the nation to require women to wait at least 72 hours before receiving an abortion. House members voted 75-3 Thursday for the bill by Republican Rep. Lisa Billy of...
  • Ban on texting and driving awaits Gov. Fallin's signature

    Oklahoma is in line to become the 46th in the nation to pass a ban on texting and driving after the state House passed a bill on Wednesday. It now goes to Gov. Mary Fallin, who urged lawmakers in her State of the State speech in February to pass such a...
  • Oklahoma governor signs measure banning abortion procedure

    Oklahoma governor signs measure banning abortion procedure
    Oklahoma has become the second state to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure that critics describe as dismembering a fetus. Republican Gov. Mary Fallin signed the legislation Monday after it was overwhelmingly approved by the House and...
  • Oklahoma bill on use of nitrogen gas in executions goes to governor

    Oklahoma bill on use of nitrogen gas in executions goes to governor
    Beset by claims of barbarism after a gruesome botched execution last year and fearful that a U.S. Supreme Court decision could ban its execution drug of choice, Oklahoma would be the first state in the nation to execute inmates with nitrogen gas under a...
  • Fierce storms, tornadoes hit Oklahoma; state of emergency declared

    Fierce storms, tornadoes hit Oklahoma; state of emergency declared
    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for 25 counties on Thursday after severe storms tore through the state with fierce straight-line winds and tornadoes that killed one person, injured others and destroyed buildings.  “Last...
  • In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents

    In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents
    The potential damage from a Supreme Court ruling overturning insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income Americans in three dozen states has been thoroughly outlined--the loss of subsides by nearly 8 million people and the cratering of the insurance...
  • Oklahoma executions on hold as US Supreme Court reviews drug

    Oklahoma executions on hold as US Supreme Court reviews drug
    Executions are on hold in Oklahoma after the U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday that the state cannot perform executions using a specific drug while the justices consider a challenge over whether the sedative ensures prisoners won't suffer. Both the...