Headlines: Criminal Justice Bills, Teacher Walkout Plans & Tulsa Butane Storage

Mar 6, 2018

Headlines for Tuesday, March 6, 2018:

  • Fallin announces a compromise on six bills to reduce Oklahoma’s prison population. (NewsOK)

  • Tulsa Schools considers backing teacher walkout. (Tulsa World)

  • Education union finds 80% of teachers support school closures. (NewsOK)

  • KIPP Charter School gets approval in Tulsa. (Tulsa World)

  • House approves bill to relocate Talihina Veterans’ Center. (Tulsa World)

  • The state House approves a bill allowing Oklahoma to grow hemp. (Journal Record)

  • Republicans consider Speaker’s reelection tomorrow. (Tulsa World)

  • Fallin signs bill to help OU and OSU Medical Centers. (Tulsa World)

  • About 125 participate in Muslim day at the capitol. (NewsOK)

  • Students at five state schools will pay more for the upcoming fall semester. (NewsOK)

  • OU regents narrow President search down to seven. (NewsOK)

  • OKC Commission expects to approve an application by Oklahoma Heart Hospital. (Journal Record)

  • Feds settle lawsuit with hospital involved in EMSA kickback scheme. (Tulsa World)

  • Tulsa residents raise concerns over butane storage. (Journal Record)