When Gov. Kevin Stitt announced in May that he would cut expanded federal unemployment benefits intended to help workers who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, he said ending the payments would push more people back to work.
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services said it plans to drop a five-year residency requirement for people seeking to sign up for intellectual or developmental disability waiver services after being informed it was unconstitutional.
There have been at least 13 fatal police shootings in Oklahoma this year, records show.
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Forgotten Mothers is an ongoing series by The Frontier to examine and investigate maternal health in Oklahoma.
Listen Frontier host Ben Felder and Frontier editor Dylan Goforth discuss what happened in Julius Jones’ commutation case this week, as well as what comes next as the state attempts to being conducting executions again.