Archive: 3/14/17: Tuesday
Oklahoma Sheriffs Say Removal Of State Inmates From County Jails Will Be Devastating
In order to save money, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections is removing state inmates from 10 county jails across the state. But the Sheriffs in those counties say it will be devastating to their departments. They were at the Capitol on Tuesday, talking to lawmakers about the dire circumstances they are facing without state prisoners and the money they bring in.
Fallin Names Former Gov. Keating to OU Board Of Regents
Former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating has been appointed to the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents. Gov. Mary Fallin announced Keating's appointment on Tuesday to the seven-member governing body of OU, Cameron University in Lawton and Rogers State University in Claremore.
Speaker Ryan: Some Will Choose Not To Buy Insurance When Obamacare Mandate Ends
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday that the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) estimate that 24 million people would lose health insurance by 2026 under the GOP health bill is because the legislation would eliminate Obamacare’s individual mandate.