TAG | 2016 Legislative Session
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Watch: Environmental Agencies Struggling With Tens of Millions in State Funding Cuts
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Governor Signs Bill to Bank Booming Revenue to Fund State During Oil Busts
Thursday, May 26, 2016
State Budget Agreement Brings Sharp Funding Cuts to Agencies Overseeing Oklahoma’s Environment
The $6.8 billion presumptive budget agreement has been praised for preserving money for education, prisons and Medicaid, but some of the sharpest cuts are aimed at agencies that regulate industry and protect the environment.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Small Oil and Gas Producers Urge Lawmakers to Keep or Amend Rebate for Unprofitable Wells
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Next Republican House Leader Has Roots in Southeastern Oklahoma Water
The Republican is from Atoka in southeast Oklahoma, which could bring a unique perspective on water to the capitol.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Gov. Fallin Signs Bill Clarifying Oil Regulators’ Authority to Act on Wells Linked to Earthquakes
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Tax Break for Unprofitable Oil Wells Swells Amid Slumping Crude Prices
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
House Approves Bill Clarifying Oil Regulator’s Authority to Act on Industry-Linked Earthquakes
Thursday, March 3, 2016
As Budgets Narrow and Dedicated Funds are Diverted, Agency Slows Plugging of Abandoned Wells
The move has already reduced the well-plugging fund by $1.2 million, a number that could grow. The result: Fewer abandoned wells are being plugged, state records show.