Headlines: Raising Revenue, Utility Refunds Possible & Thunder Lose at Home

Jan 10, 2018

Headlines for Wednesday, January 10, 2018:

  • A State Lawmaker wants to make it easier for the legislature to raise revenue. (NewsOK)

  • Oklahomans aren’t getting an immediate break on their utilities. (NewsOK)

  • Oklahoma remains far behind regional states in per pupil spending. (Tulsa World)

  • Progress through the Pinnacle Plan could fall back under state budget issues. (Tulsa World)

  • 41% of virtual school students say bullying led them to online education. (NewsOK)

  • The Mayor of Marlow wins the GOP bid for a special House race south of Oklahoma City. (NewsOK)

  • Health board gives Doerflinger $189,000 salary. (Journal Record)

  • New details emerge in Bixby sexual assault case. (Tulsa World)

  • Search ends for missing OKC pilot lost over the Gulf of Mexico. (NewsOK)

  • Former Eagle Industries property in Midwest City gets added as EPA Superfund site. (NewsOK)

  • Money from the VW settlement could improve public transportation. (Journal Record)

  • State revenue collections increase 22%. (NewsOK)

  • Gov’s Task Force on occupational licensing release its recommendations. (Tulsa World)

  • SandRidge’s largest shareholder, Carl Icahn, demands more changes. (Journal Record)

  • Downtown Tulsa business owners raise concerns over new parking plan. (Tulsa World)

  • OKC sales tax collections exceed projections for 9th straight month. (NewsOK)

  • Engineers rappel down the OKC’s First National Building. (Journal Record)

  • The Thunder returns home to a loss against the Trailblazers. (NewsOK)