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The band BRONCHO performs at Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City in July 2019.
Ryan Magnani

Independent performance venues were some of the first businesses to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will be among the last to fully reopen. That’s meant zero revenue for some Oklahoma venues, even as fixed costs remain. But some of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation are supporting legislation that would offer them targeted relief. 

In this Nov. 15, 2018, file photo, Rep.-elect Kendra Horn, D-Okla., walks through the basement of the Capitol in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

As Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District June 30 primary nears, the nine Republican candidates are vying for a shot at facing off against incumbent U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn.

 

Rep. Kendra Horn discusses her vote in her Capitol Hill office.
Sarah Beth Guevara / Gaylord News

As Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District June 30 primary nears, the nine Republican candidates are vying for a shot at facing off against incumbent U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn.

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) discusses the National Defense Authorization Act on Dec. 11, 2019, in his Washington office after a bipartisan agreement was made on the bill earlier that week.
Sarah Beth Guevara / Gaylord News

WASHINGTON––The Senate could vote as early as Thursday on a defense bill that includes provisions to help solve mold and rat problems in military housing in Oklahoma, as well as establish a Space Force as a branch of the U.S. military. 

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

In this episode of Capitol Insider, KGOU's Dick Pryor interviews U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn about the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump. Horn is one of a few House Democrats who has not backed the impeachment inquiry launched Sept. 24. 

Oklahoma will now exclude cannabidiol, a non-intoxicating chemical found in marijuana, from its definition of the drug.
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A new medical marijuana law recently took effect in Oklahoma, regulating product labeling and drug testing policies. But since cannabis remains illegal federally, banks are still unsure on how to safely serve the industry. On the latest Business Intelligence Report, Journal Record editor Russell Ray discusses the state's new regulations, as well as how proposed legislation could protect banks.

Ajay Pittman

There won’t be any major partisan shifts in the makeup of the Oklahoma legislature following the 2018 election. But, the gender balance has changed--more women were elected to the Oklahoma House and Senate on Tuesday.

U.S. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Oklahoma, gestures as he speaks during a Town Hall meeting in Moore, Okla., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015.
Sue Ogrocki / AP

Despite a Democrat victory for Kendra Horn in Oklahoma Tuesday, the state’s delegation will have to rely on bipartisan solutions and potential compromise to maintain influence in a newly Democratic House of Representatives.