Headlines: Special Session, Check Counterfeiting Sterilization & Thunder Beats Warriors

Feb 7, 2018

Headlines for Wednesday, February 7, 2018:

  • Lawmakers expect to hear from bills crafted from Step Up Oklahoma. (KOSU)

  • A group opposing an increase in taxes spends big on new ads. (NewsOK)

  • Wind Industry worries about unfair taxation through Step Up Oklahoma. (Tulsa World)

  • Lawmakers get a chance to question the Chief Information Officer at OMES. (Journal Record)

  • New legislation reducing sentences for property crimes passes out of the state House. (NewsOK)

  • Woman accused in check counterfeiting undergoes sterilization under judge’s suggestion. (NewsOK)

  • Authorities arrest Saudi citizen who allegedly attended an Al Qaeda training camp. (NewsOK)

  • A high-profile Tulsa hate-crime trial should come to an end today. (Tulsa World)

  • Private group plans to supply overdose antidotes to all Oklahoma sheriffs. (NewsOK)

  • State AG turns to U.S. high court to settle a tribal land case. (Journal Record)

  • Supreme Court gives go ahead for optometry ballot question. (NewsOK)

  • Tulsa Sheriff moves forward while searching for money from the previous office holder. (Tulsa World)

  • Tulsa Schools moves to educate and retain more teachers. (Tulsa World)

  • December unemployment rates improved for most counties across the state. (NewsOK)

  • Paycom sees a 52% increase in income. (Journal Record)

  • Chesapeake plans a $500M selloff. (NewsOK)

  • Another merger proposal surfaces involving Sand Ridge Energy. (Journal Record)

  • The Oklahoma City Thunder snaps its losing streak. (NewsOK)