Gaylord News is a reporting project of the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Gaylord News

Gaylord News is a reporting project of the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Gaylord News

Gaylord News is a reporting project of the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Gaylord News

Makes Joint Restaurant and the RVA Inc. Control Tower in the background at the Ardmore Industrial Airpark. Ardmore Industrial Airpark Jake’s Joint Restaurant and RVA, Inc. Control Tower  Photo Courtesy of Ardmore Industrial Airpark

Oklahoma Delegation Seeks Millions for Community Projects

Kaitlyn Deggs and Kaleigh Tingelstad June 8, 2021

WASHINGTON -- For the first time in a decade, lawmakers representing Oklahoma have submitted requests to the House Appropriations Committee for specific projects in their districts. U.S. Rep. Tom Cole...

Inhofe accused of selling stocks before Covid-19 panic

Inhofe accused of selling stocks before Covid-19 panic

WASHINGTON -- Oklahoma’s senior senator denied any knowledge or involvement in investment decisions that saw him selling over $400,000 in stock shortly before fears about the coronavirus pandemic exploded.   “The...

Sen. Inhofe flies plane upside-down, announcing he is still fit for reelection

Sen. Inhofe flies plane upside-down, announcing he is still fit for reelection

Karalee Langford and Brooklyn Wayland March 5, 2020

Photo by KaraLee Langford Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) released a campaign video of him flying a plane upside down to announce his campaign for reelection in 2020 and prove he’s still not...

Oh, frack!

Oh, frack!

Brooklyn Wayland and Karalee Langford February 27, 2020

Photo by KaraLee Langford Kendra Horn took steps Thursday to distance herself even further from the left-wing elements of her party by announcing her opposition to a fracking ban. She said she is...

President of the National Congress of American Indians, Fawn Sharp, delivered the State of Indian Nations address on Monday and focused on tribal sovereignty, economic opportunity, government to government relations and the environment.

Week in Washington: Gaming compacts take center stage

Conner Caughlin February 14, 2020

Photo by Hogan Gore WASHINGTON -- Here’s a look at our stories in and around Washington this week: Tribe Officials Discuss Gaming Compacts at State of Indian Nations Gaming compacts in Oklahoma...

U.S. House Committee Moves Bills on White Supremacy Symbols, Cybersecurity

Conner Caughlin February 14, 2020

A Confederate flag ripples in front of a sign during a rally on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Photo by Michael Duncan WASHINGTON -- The House Committee on Homeland Security sent a series of bills to...

Horn Concerned about Reality of Oklahoma’s new Medicaid 2.0

Horn Concerned about Reality of Oklahoma’s new Medicaid 2.0

Karalee Langford, Brooklyn Wayland, and Autumn Waggoner February 14, 2020

Photo by Brooklyn Wayland WASHINGTON- Oklahoma is one of 14 states yet to adopt Medicaid expansion. Gov.  Kevin Stitt has proposed a Medicaid block grant for Oklahoma, but U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn...

Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District up for a competitive Republican primary

Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District up for a competitive Republican primary

Brooklyn Wayland and Karalee Langford February 7, 2020

Graph by Autumn Waggoner WASHINGTON-- Campaign reports indicate a competitive Republican primary contest is shaping up in Oklahoma's 5th congressional district while incumbent Democratic Rep. Kendra...

Outcome of Impeachment Trial Already Decided for Lankford

Karalee Langford and Conner Caughlin February 3, 2020

WASHINGTON- As day 9 of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial takes place, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) says he has been preparing for some time, anticipating the direction of the trial.   “I...

Oklahoma Delegation Supports Signing of Trade Deal with Agriculture Impacts

Hogan Gore January 30, 2020

WASHINGTON -- Legislation enacting a new trade agreement between three North American countries supported by the entire Oklahoma delegation who viewed it as a win for Oklahoma was signed by President...

People gather in the National Mall in Washington D.C. to March for Life and listen to President Donald Trump speak on his pro-life position. This is the 47th annual pro-life rally and the first in American history where a president has attended. Photo by Brooklyn Wayland

Thousands Rally For Pro-Life Equals Pro-Woman

Karalee Langford January 25, 2020

People gather in the National Mall in Washington D.C. to March for Life and listen to President Donald Trump speak on his pro-life position. This is the 47th annual pro-life rally and the first in American...

Representative Kendra Horn (D-OK) discusses the bill she proposed to change an Oklahoma City post office’s name to honor Clara Luper, who was a prominent Civil Rights activist that led the first sit-in protests in Oklahoma. She believes this will help more Oklahomans learn about Luper’s important role in local and national history.  Conner Caughlin / Gaylord News

Horn proposes naming OKC main post office to honor civil rights leader

Karalee Langford January 14, 2020

WASHINGTON -- A downtown Oklahoma City post office could be renamed after a civil rights icon if an Oklahoma congresswoman has her way. U.S Rep. Representative Kendra Horn (D-OKLA) proposed a bill...

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