Stitt had initially called for $10 million in appropriations for the voter-mandated County Community Safety Investment Fund as part of his 2020 budget proposal.
We hope to uncover more about how and why people die in Oklahoma jails.Full Story
“We do have space in our juvenile facility for these kids and they shouldn't be held in our jail." — Oklahoma County Commissioner Carrie BlumertFull Story
Mark Barrett and Greg Swygert, the attorneys representing Tommy Ward, spoke with The Frontier this week about the status of Ward’s case to have his 1989 murder conviction and life sentence overturned, the more than 300 pages of newly-discovered evidence related to the case, and why they believe Ward is innocent.Full Story
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority, which administers the state's Medicaid, is set to consider an emergency rule change during a special board meeting on Tuesday that would end benefits if letters sent to enrollees are returned as undeliverable.Full Story
For years there's been an effort to reform how Oklahoma responds to reports of sexual assault, pushing for some untested rape kits to be processed and agencies to more efficiently interact with victims.Full Story