Headlines: Wind Tax Credits, Thunder Sales Taxes & Wormy Dog Closing

Apr 18, 2017

Headlines for Tuesday, April 18, 2017:

  • Governor Fallin signs legislation to expedite the end of wind power tax credits. (Tulsa World)

  • Fallin also signs measure to tighten requirements for private airfields. (NewsOK)

  • A bill signed by Governor Fallin changes the definition of marijuana. (NewsOK)

  • A new bill adds sales tax on to professional sports tickets like the Oklahoma City Thunder. (NewsOK)

  • Bill gives more access of the Presidential ballot to third parties. (Journal Record)

  • Lawmakers honor the late Rep. David Brumbaugh. (Tulsa World)

  • Congressman Markwayne Mullin declares his candidacy for reelection but might not be running. (Tulsa World)

  • Families raise concern of Tulsa school closings. (Tulsa World)

  • New Tulsa Public School Board members take oath. (Tulsa World)

  • Newly elected Oklahoma City School Board members take their oath of office. (NewsOK)

  • Tulsa jail opens mental health pods this week. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma City’s police union wants the city to put more officers on the streets. (NewsOK)

  • A local pipeline company announces the sale of a large chemical plant for $2.1B. (Journal Record)

  • Sales expected to be strong for OKC Arts Festival. (Journal Record)

  • Study shows positive opportunity for an OKC Innovation District. (NewsOK)

  • Bricktown’s Wormy Dog Saloon to close. (Journal Record)

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