Headlines: Incarcerated Births, EPIC Expansion & Menacing Dogs

Jun 19, 2017

Headlines for Monday, June 19, 2017:

  • Oklahoma sees dozens of babies born behind bars every year. (NewsOK)

  • State sees modest improvement in child well-being. (Tulsa World)

  • OKC veterans' center looks to make more space for a growing number of veterans. (Journal Record)

  • Senior programs face cuts. (NewsOK)

  • OSU/A&M Board of Regents approves a $1.3 billion budget for the 2018 fiscal year. (NewsOK)

  • Part of the new cigarette fee passed last month by lawmakers could go to alcohol regulators. (Journal Record)

  • Cities across Oklahoma face financial difficulties. (NewsOK)

  • Wind tax credits end in two weeks. (Journal Record)

  • Leaders at the Capitol missed key votes. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma is receiving another extension to meet the requirements in the Real ID Act. (NewsOK)

  • EPIC Virtual Charter plans expansions in OKC and Tulsa. (Tulsa World)

  • Home sharing company Airbnb has agreed to start collecting taxes from its users in Oklahoma. (NewsOK)

  • State gun ranges could take advantage of federal funding. (Tulsa World)

  • Proposed budget cuts to the nation’s environmental regulator could have a direct effect on state. (Journal Record)

  • OKC considers changes to ordinance on menacing dogs. (NewsOK)