Archive: 8/22/16: Monday
OK Officials Expect Low Turnout For Tuesday's Runoff Election
A total of 13 state legislative primaries across Oklahoma require runoffs, including five here in the metro. There are six runoff elections for House seats: Four Republican and two Democratic. In the Senate there are seven runoffs; all republicans who are seeking open seats.
AT&T Rate Bribery Case Continues
A group of prominent Oklahoma citizens -- all of them former Southwestern Bell customers -- are in disbelief. Despite undisputed proof that the bribed vote of a corporation commissioner cleared the way for the phone company to maintain rates that were arguably higher than necessary, these customers cannot get anywhere in their attempt to reopen the case and potentially force Bell -- now AT&T -- to pay out a massive refund.