A group seeking a public vote on whether to expand Medicaid to tens of thousands of low-income Oklahomans first must clear a legal challenge spearheaded by a conservative think-tank that has long opposed the expansion idea.
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed the state’s largest-ever appropriations bill, an $8.1 billion spending plan that funds pay raises for teachers and state workers and pumps tens of millions more dollars into public schools.
Federal authorities say 24 people have been arrested in connection with a drug-trafficking ring that’s tied to a Mexican cartel authorities believe distributed about 2 kilograms of heroin a week in northeastern Oklahoma.
The man killed in a knife attack along the Appalachian Trail in Wythe County over the weekend was a 43-year-old man from Oklahoma, according to a joint statement from FBI and a federal prosecutor's office.