Mary Fallin http://kgou.org en UPDATE: Fallin's Office Says Barresi Will Not Be Secretary Of Education http://kgou.org/post/update-fallins-office-says-barresi-will-not-be-secretary-education <p><em><strong>This post was updated at 12:36 CDT&nbsp;</strong></em></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5;">Gov. Mary Fallin’s office has offered its strongest rebuke yet to rumors that Superintendent Janet Barresi could be the state’s next secretary of education.</span></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:15:40 +0000 Brian Hardzinski & Oklahoma Watch & Nate Robson 33566 at http://kgou.org UPDATE: Fallin's Office Says Barresi Will Not Be Secretary Of Education Fallin To Tour Fort Sill Army Barracks Where Immigrant Children Are Housed http://kgou.org/post/fallin-tour-fort-sill-army-barracks-where-immigrant-children-are-housed <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Gov. Mary Fallin is planning to tour Army barracks at Fort Sill where hundreds of immigrant children are being housed by the federal government.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:14:24 +0000 Associated Press 31700 at http://kgou.org Fallin To Tour Fort Sill Army Barracks Where Immigrant Children Are Housed Fallin Tops $3M Fundraising Mark In Oklahoma Governor's Race http://kgou.org/post/fallin-tops-3m-fundraising-mark-oklahoma-governors-race <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15.9375px;">The latest campaign finance reports show&nbsp;</span>Gov<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15.9375px;">. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 00:27:09 +0000 Associated Press & KGOU Staff 31552 at http://kgou.org Fallin Tops $3M Fundraising Mark In Oklahoma Governor's Race Oklahoma Judge To Hear Arguments In Fallin Records Case http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-judge-hear-arguments-fallin-records-case <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">An&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;County judge has scheduled a hearing in a lawsuit that challenges <a href="http://ok.gov/governor">Gov. Mary Fallin's</a> refusal to turn over some documents requested under the state's Open Records Act.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:18:00 +0000 Associated Press 31175 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Judge To Hear Arguments In Fallin Records Case What Will Repeal Of Common Core Standards Mean For Your Child? http://kgou.org/post/what-will-repeal-common-core-standards-mean-your-child <p style="margin-bottom: 24px; font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Oklahoma became the third state in the nation Thursday to move away from the Common Core academic standards.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 24px; font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill that repeals the controversial standards and gives Oklahoma two years to craft replacement standards in math and English. She follows South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who signed a similar bill May 30. Indiana dropped Common Core earlier this year.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:26:00 +0000 Oklahoma Watch & Nate Robson 30813 at http://kgou.org What Will Repeal Of Common Core Standards Mean For Your Child? Gov. Mary Fallin Signs Pension Overhaul Bill http://kgou.org/post/gov-mary-fallin-signs-pension-overhaul-bill <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Gov. Mary Fallin has signed <a href="http://www.oklegislature.gov/BillInfo.aspx?Bill=HB2630&amp;Session=1400">legislation that ends the traditional pension retirement system</a> for newly hired state employees in favor of a 401(k)-style retirement plan.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 22:02:00 +0000 Associated Press 30381 at http://kgou.org Gov. Mary Fallin Signs Pension Overhaul Bill VIDEO: StateImpact Oklahoma's Joe Wertz On Oil And Gas Incentives http://kgou.org/post/video-stateimpact-oklahomas-joe-wertz-oil-and-gas-incentives <p><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; line-height: 19.31999969482422px;"><a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma">StateImpact&nbsp;Oklahoma</a> reporter <a href="http://kgou.org/people/joe-wertz">Joe Wertz</a>&nbsp;appeared on&nbsp;</span>OETA-The ​<font color="#3b5998" face="Helvetica, Arial, lucida grande, tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif"><span style="cursor: pointer; line-height: 19.31999969482422px;">Oklahoma Network</span></font>'s&nbsp;<a href="http://www.oeta.tv/programs/onr/"><em>Oklahoma News Report</em></a><span style="color: rgb(20, 24, 35); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; line-height: 19.31999969482422px;">&nbsp;last week to discuss a possible constitutional challenge to the controversial tax incentive for oil and gas wells, which Gov. Mary Fallin signed this week.</span></p><p>http://youtu.be/POX0hQwLf98</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 19:45:00 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 30356 at http://kgou.org Abortion, DHS, And Job Incentives Among Dozens Of Bills Signed By Gov. Fallin http://kgou.org/post/abortion-dhs-and-job-incentives-among-dozens-bills-signed-gov-fallin <p><a href="ok.gov/governor">Gov. Mary Fallin</a> signed more than three dozen bills Wednesday, including a controversial abortion measure and legislation designed to prevent abuse and neglect of disabled children.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 12:45:00 +0000 Associated Press & KGOU Staff 30252 at http://kgou.org Abortion, DHS, And Job Incentives Among Dozens Of Bills Signed By Gov. Fallin Governor Fallin Urged To Reject Oil Production Tax http://kgou.org/post/governor-fallin-urged-reject-oil-production-tax <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">An attorney who has successfully challenged the constitutionality of legislation in the past is urging Gov. Mary Fallin to reject <a href="http://www.oklegislature.gov/BillInfo.aspx?Bill=HB2562&amp;Session=1400">a tax incentive for oil and gas production</a> that he claims is unconstitutional.</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 17:43:00 +0000 Associated Press 30104 at http://kgou.org Governor Fallin Urged To Reject Oil Production Tax SLIDESHOW: Hundreds Gather For Tornado Anniversary, Hospital Groundbreaking http://kgou.org/post/slideshow-hundreds-gather-tornado-anniversary-hospital-groundbreaking <p>Local and state officials gathered Tuesday morning in Moore to honor the 24 people killed and hundreds injured May 20, 2013 when a tornado struck the city.</p><p><a href="ok.gov/governor">Gov. Mary Fallin</a> said thousands of Oklahomans went above and beyond the call of duty last year, but singled out educators from Briarwood and Plaza Towers Elementary Schools.</p><p>"Our teachers who used their own bodies as a shield, to help save children, to help protect children,” Fallin said. “Our teachers are our heroes."</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 17:26:02 +0000 Associated Press & Brian Hardzinski 29644 at http://kgou.org SLIDESHOW: Hundreds Gather For Tornado Anniversary, Hospital Groundbreaking