Tulsa, OK – Agreement aimed at resolving poultry case dispute
TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Cherokee Nation has reached an agreement with the state in an attempt to defeat a challenge from poultry companies in Attorney General Drew Edmondson's lawsuit over pollution in the Illinois River watershed.
After poultry companies disputed whether Oklahoma could even claim ownership of the watershed and its resources, the tribe agreed to let the state prosecute its claims in the lawsuit.
Oklahoma City, OK – Senate abandons early adjournment plan
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Senate has abandoned plans to adjourn the 2009 legislative session one week early.
The Senate rescinded a resolution it passed in March to adjourn on Friday after failing to pass legislation to create a central information officer who would take charge of the state's computer systems.
The Senate then abruptly adjourned for the day and will reconvene on Tuesday.