Headlines: Special Session, ACT Scores & Villa Teresa School

Sep 7, 2017

Headlines for Thursday, September 7, 2017:

  • Governor Fallin plans to call for a Special Session to start on September 25th. (Journal Record)

  • House Speaker says he will call again for the $1.50 cigarette tax. (Tulsa World)

  • A former State Senator is facing life in prison on charges of child pornography and sex trafficking. (NewsOK)

  • Prosecutors charge a current state Senator with sexual battery against an Uber driver. (NewsOK)

  • Fears rise among Tulsa’s homeless after hit-and-run incidents. (Tulsa World)

  • ACT score in Oklahoma drop in every category. (NewsOK)

  • Higher Education officials brace for more cuts ahead of a special session. (NewsOK)

  • Oklahoma’s Insurance Commissioner blasts ObamaCare before the U.S. Senate. (NewsOK)

  • State officials begin examination of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. (Journal Record)

  • Transportation officials push passenger rail at interim study. (Journal Record)

  • A former Catholic school in northwest OKC sells for five and a half million dollars. (Journal Record)