Todd Hiett

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The Oklahoma Corporation Commission has rejected a plan by the state's largest electric utility that would have resulted in customers' bills going up by more than 15 percent over the next five years. The commission voted 2-1 Wednesday to deny Oklahoma Gas & Electric's proposal to recover from consumers a little more than $1 billion in costs to comply with new environmental regulations and update one of its aging plants. Commissioners Todd Hiett and Commissioner Bob Anthony both voted to...

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The election to fill the 5 th Congressional District seat that opened when James Lankford decided to run for U.S. Senate is going to a run-off on both the Democratic and Republican sides. There were six Republicans vying for their party’s nomination Tuesday. Now there are two: Former State Senator Steve Russell and outgoing Corporation Commissioner Patrice Douglas face a runoff August 26 th . Douglas — like the rest of the candidates — didn’t have a lot of time to mount her campaign after U.S...