Randy Terrill http://kgou.org en Immigration Inspiration: Oklahoma Novel Framed By Controversial 2007 Law http://kgou.org/post/immigration-inspiration-oklahoma-novel-framed-controversial-2007-law <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 2007,&nbsp;</span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Brad Henry signed some of the country’s strictest anti-immigration legislation into law.</span></p><p><a href="http://webserver1.lsb.state.ok.us/2007-08HB/HB1804_int.rtf">House Bill 1804</a>&nbsp;by state Rep. Randy&nbsp;Terrill&nbsp;(R-Moore) made it a felony for the state to provide education and health care services to illegal immigrants, and requires police to investigate the immigration status of anyone “suspected” of being in this country illegally.</p><p>Seven years later, the controversial law and its effect on&nbsp;<em>people&nbsp;</em>form the basis for Oklahoma native&nbsp;<a href="http://www.rillaaskew.com/">Rilla&nbsp;Askew’s</a>&nbsp;fourth novel&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Kind-Kin-Rilla-Askew/dp/0062198793/ref=sr_1_1_bnp_1_har?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1370620224&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=rilla+askew">Kind of Kin</a>, </em>now out in paperback.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Kurt Gwartney & Brian Hardzinski 25801 at http://kgou.org Immigration Inspiration: Oklahoma Novel Framed By Controversial 2007 Law UPDATE: Terrill Sentenced To Prison, Fined http://kgou.org/post/update-terrill-sentenced-prison-fined <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">An&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;judge has sentenced a former state lawmaker to a one-year prison sentence and a $5,000 fine following his conviction on a felony bribery charge.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:07:29 +0000 Associated Press 19621 at http://kgou.org UPDATE: Terrill Sentenced To Prison, Fined Former Sen. Leftwich Guilty In Bribery Case http://kgou.org/post/former-sen-leftwich-guilty-bribery-case <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A former Democratic state senator has been found guilty for her role in a bribery scheme and received a one-year suspended sentence.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:35:35 +0000 Associated Press 18549 at http://kgou.org Former Sen. Leftwich Guilty In Bribery Case Terrill Out On Bond Awaiting Bribery Conviction Appeal http://kgou.org/post/terrill-out-bond-awaiting-bribery-conviction-appeal <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">An&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;County judge says a former state lawmaker convicted of bribery can remain free on bond while he appeals his conviction.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:40:00 +0000 Associated Press 16300 at http://kgou.org Terrill Out On Bond Awaiting Bribery Conviction Appeal Former Rep. Terrill Seeks Release After Tuesday Guilty Verdict http://kgou.org/post/former-rep-terrill-seeks-release-after-tuesday-guilty-verdict <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A former&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;lawmaker convicted of bribery wants a judge to let him remain free on bond while he appeals his conviction.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:45:31 +0000 Associated Press 16220 at http://kgou.org Former Rep. Terrill Seeks Release After Tuesday Guilty Verdict Ex-Oklahoma Lawmaker Denies Offering Bribe, Job http://kgou.org/post/ex-oklahoma-lawmaker-denies-offering-bribe-job <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A former&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;lawmaker charged with bribery denies that he ever offered a legislative colleague a job in exchange for her promise not to seek re-election.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:30:00 +0000 Associated Press 16168 at http://kgou.org Ex-Oklahoma Lawmaker Denies Offering Bribe, Job Terrill Tells Truong He Will Testify http://kgou.org/post/terrill-tells-truong-he-will-testify <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A former state lawmaker accused of bribing a Senate colleague says he will testify during his trial.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:13:56 +0000 Associated Press 16124 at http://kgou.org Terrill Tells Truong He Will Testify McAffrey Testifies In Terrill Bribery Trial http://kgou.org/post/mcaffrey-testifies-terrill-bribery-trial <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Several agency and elected officials are testifying in the trial of a former state legislator accused of bribing a Senate colleague with a job offer.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 23:17:10 +0000 Associated Press 15934 at http://kgou.org McAffrey Testifies In Terrill Bribery Trial Former Governor Henry Testifies At Trial http://kgou.org/post/former-governor-henry-testifies-trial <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Former&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Gov. Brad Henry has testified in a former state legislator's felony bribery trial and told jurors he considers the defendant a friend.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:15:53 +0000 Associated Press 15852 at http://kgou.org Former Governor Henry Testifies At Trial Trial Continues For Ex-Oklahoma Legislator http://kgou.org/post/trial-continues-ex-oklahoma-legislator <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The trial of a former Oklahoma legislator accused of offering a bribe to a Senate colleague in exchange for her not seeking re-election is scheduled to resume Wednesday.</span></p><p>Several notable Oklahoma politicians are expected to testify in the trial of Moore Republican Randy Terrill, including former Gov. Brad Henry.</p><p>During opening statements yesterday, Assistant District Attorney Jimmy Harmon told jurors the 44-year-old Terrill was motivated mostly by political power.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 12:40:49 +0000 Associated Press 15817 at http://kgou.org Trial Continues For Ex-Oklahoma Legislator