Headlines: Las Vegas Victim, Stigler Act Changes & Cattle Diversity

Oct 5, 2017

Headlines for Thursday, October 5, 2017:

  • An Oklahoma woman shot during the Las Vegas massacre won’t undergo surgery. (NewsOK)

  • Oklahoma man arrested for threatening a Las Vegas style shooting. (AP)

  • Oklahoma’s Congressional delegation answers questions about gun control. (NewsOK)

  • Zero-emission tax incentives are facing further cuts at the State Capitol. (Journal Record)

  • Increased tax rates on oil and gas production brings in more money to state coffers. (NewsOK)

  • Fed Reserve official says Oklahoma needs higher oil prices. (Tulsa World)

  • A state lawmaker’s bill to end what he calls swag from state agencies reemerges at the capitol. (Journal Record)

  • Ethics Commission considers rule change banning lawmakers from becoming lobbyists after leaving office. (Tulsa World)

  • Sonic offers free identity theft protection after data breach. (NewsOK)

  • OU fraternity faces hazing lawsuit. (NewsOK)

  • Appeals Court upholds $1.21M judgment against OKC nursing home. (NewsOK)

  • OKC accepts a $100K settlement in wrongful death case. (NewsOK)

  • Fallin appoints a Tulsa County judge to appellate court. (Tulsa World)

  • The Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma are trying to change federal legislation in place since the 1940s. (Journal Record)

  • Fifteen Oklahoma tribes will split $18M for law enforcement and criminal justice reform. (NewsOK)

  • The George Kaiser Family Foundation is working to end the cycle of poverty in Oklahoma. (Tulsa World)

  • American Airlines promises Tulsa it’s not planning to leave the area. (Tulsa World)

  • Ranchers find success with diversification. (Journal Record)