Mike Shelton http://kgou.org en Earthquake Insurance Sees Rise In Oklahoma, Gets More Attention http://kgou.org/post/earthquake-insurance-sees-rise-oklahoma-gets-more-attention <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 19.5px;">The recent increase in earthquakes has been alarming citizens and legislators who are questioning the causes and also preparing for more, making earthquake insurance all the more prevalent.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 19.5px;">Only a single bill pertaining particularly to earthquakes was filed during the 2014 session. </span></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:38:00 +0000 eCapitol 32452 at http://kgou.org Earthquake Insurance Sees Rise In Oklahoma, Gets More Attention Oklahoma City Legislator Cancels Gun Law Study http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-city-legislator-cancels-gun-law-study <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A Democratic state representative from northeast&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;City says he's canceled plans for <a href="http://www.okhouse.gov/Media/ShowStory.aspx?MediaNewsID=4733">a study</a> of the state's gun laws because several gun rights groups declined to participate.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://www.okhouse.gov/District.aspx?District=97">State Rep. Mike Shelton</a> says he planned to host an interim legislative study on Tuesday to look at both the state's open carry law, which allows licensed adults to openly display a handgun, and the "Stand Your Ground" law that allows the use of deadly force.</p><p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:25:00 +0000 Associated Press 16942 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma City Legislator Cancels Gun Law Study Lawmaker To Examine "Stand Your Ground" Law http://kgou.org/post/lawmaker-examine-stand-your-ground-law <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A Democratic lawmaker from&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;City says he intends to convene an interim study in the fall to conduct a review of the state's so-called "Stand Your Ground" self-defense law and open carry laws.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:52:26 +0000 Associated Press 9872 at http://kgou.org Lawmaker To Examine "Stand Your Ground" Law