The Texoma Report 10-1-2020

Oct 1, 2020

Oklahoma’s free and optional COVID-19 testing for teachers is getting ramped up.

A spike in Oklahoma COVID-19 cases is in part due to increases on the state’s college campuses. 

The Texoma Report 9-30-2020

Oct 1, 2020

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections announced Wednesday it suspended visitation across all of its state-run institutions as a precaution against COVID-19.

The federal government is contributing money to help federal prosecutors process an increased number of cases in Indian Country. U.S. Attorney General William Barr visited Tahlequah today (Wednesday to announce the increased funding.

The White House Coronavirus Task Force says Oklahoma ranks third in the nation for the number of positive coronavirus tests per 100,000 people. 

The Texoma Report 9-29-2020

Sep 29, 2020

State Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman, said he will file legislation later this fall to try to stop local governments from redistributing funding for police department budgets.

More goes into reporting a COVID-19 death than you might think. 

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission has announced an 18-month rollout plan for transformations to their digital infrastructure to help the organization run more efficiently for citizens, employers and the state.

The coronavirus pandemic is posing  challenges to election officials across the country. 

The Texoma Report 9-28-2020

Sep 29, 2020

On the heels of mounting racial tension brewing across the United States, Sen. George Young of Oklahoma City, hosted two interim studies last Tuesday that examined the benefits of forming a state commission on race and equality.

In what appears to be an Oklahoma first, some parents in Stillwater are suing their city’s public school district over a COVID-response plan that includes distance learning for students. 

The Texoma Report 8-21-2020

Aug 25, 2020

The Michael F. Price Colllege of Business at the University of Oklahoma in Norman has been conducting a series of informational forums titled OU Global Risks and Threats Series Leadership.  Dr. Shad Satterthwaite, Director of Executive Business Programs in Aerospace and Defense at the Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business at OU is here today to talk to us about the fourth and final forum in the series.