Tulsa, OK – Thousands of people lined the streets of Tulsa for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade today. The weather was ideal for event as over 100 floats, schools, bands, drill teams, public safety and military organizations took part.
The parade stepped off at 11 a.m. Monday morning and traveled along Greenwood Avenue from Pine all the way to Second Street.
Tulsa, OK – Oklahoma Department of Transportation officials showcase the progress on three major construction projects to top Congressional transportation leaders.
U.S. Congressman James Oberstar, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, and Oklahoma Congresswoman Mary Fallin had a first had look at how Oklahoma us putting its share of federal stimulus funds to use in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.
Oklahoma City, OK – AG expresses concern over health care bill
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Attorney General Drew Edmondson has sent a letter to congressional leaders expressing concern about a provision in the national health care overhaul bill.
Edmondson and South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster are leading a group of 15 state attorneys general in asking Congress to strike a provision in the Senate version of the bill. The provision gives special treatment to the state of Nebraska.
Oklahoma City, OK – Minorities urged to be counted in census
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Multicultural groups are urging Oklahoma minorities to be counted in the 2010 census.
Spokespersons for various minority and ethnic groups joined officials from the U.S. Census Bureau on Friday in urging minorities to participate in the nationwide head count that's conducted every 10 years. It will kick off on April 1.