Talk of transforming the way health care is provided, paid for and implemented in the state has begun in Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority board on Thursday heard a presentation by Oklahoma Hospital Association President Craig Jones about the future of the state’s health care system. Oklahoma was ranked 46th in overall health by America’s Health Rankings in its 2014 report.
“We believe this will be an important part of the discussion going into the next legislative session,” OHCA Chief Executive Officer Nico Gomez said.
One of the Oklahoma History Center's most popular exhibits is scheduled to close at the end of the month.
"Oklahoma @ the Movies," which celebrates the contributions of Oklahomans to the motion picture industry, will close on Dec. 31.
The exhibit has been open to the public since May 2012 in conjunction with the development of the Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture in Tulsa. The Inasmuch Foundation awarded the Oklahoma History Center a $250,000 grant to develop it and focus on a number of Oklahomans who have worked in front of or behind the camera.
This is the favorite season for many people, me included. Sure – the presents, the food, the parties make it special. But even more, I always want to take time to appreciate how far we have come in the last twelve months, and thank the people who have made this journey possible.
Those impacted by the Moore tornadoes were reunited with their animals. The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry worked with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service within an Incident Command structure to triage animals and place them in shelters so that they could be reunited with their owners.
Credit The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
Oklahoma’s Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry has requested multiple pieces of legislation for the upcoming legislative session, said Legislative Liaison Blayne Arthur at a board meeting on Tuesday.
Arthur said General Counsel Teena Gunter has been working on putting together the correct language for these bills to submit them by the Jan 22 deadline, though they have already officially requested legislation.
Two Tribal Attorneys General Join The Northern Oklahoma District Indian Prosecution Unit
Two Tribal Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys, one each from the Osage Nation and Cherokee Nation, were sworn-in at an investiture ceremony Thursday and will assist with improving public safety in tribal communities, announced Danny C. Williams Sr., United States Attorney for the Northern District.