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01:41 min | 2 years ago

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"Go over right good morning I'm Jacquelyn Scott in the cake you can use it this is Oklahoma's first news we've had storms and high winds in other words spring in the metro our forecast is coming up Oklahoma has a fiscal year twenty twenty one state budget despite governor Kevin's just beat out both the house and the Senate voted last night to override the governor's veto senator Roger Thompson urged his fellow senators to vote for the override we talk about the core values of Oklahoma that's keeping people safe in the midst of a pandemic that's keeping our education system strong and supporting the education advances that we have made over the last two years of back to back races and taking care of the classrooms our budget did all those things just seven point seven billion dollar budget cuts education funding by two and a half percent in funding to many state agency five four percent the state Senate yesterday passed a bill to make curbside and delivery alcohol sales permanent in Oklahoma if it signed into law liquor stores convenience stores grocery stores and even bars and restaurants with the proper liquor license would be allowed to continue delivery and curbside pickup authorities releasing the identity of a mother of three found shot of the weather for hotel the day after mother's day thirty year old actually bar was found shot in the chest at the best western hotel and died at a hospital her boyfriend twenty seven year old Zach sure what has been arrested a federal judge sentences in Oklahoma City couple to a collective twelve years in prison for the armed robbery of a bank in more last may prosecutors say thirty two year old Duncan heron who had a gun and thirty one year old Regina very more black clothing and masks when.

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01:44 min | 2 years ago

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"And Katie okay new center in this is Oklahoma's first news just in case the overnight storm didn't remind you this spring in the metro our forecast is coming up Oklahoma has a state budget for the upcoming fiscal year both the house and the Senate voted last night to override governor Kevin Stitt said veto of the seven point seven billion dollar plan senator Roger Thompson urged his fellow senators to vote for the override when you talk about the core values of Oklahoma that's keeping people safe in the midst of a pandemic that's keeping our education system strong and supporting the education advances that we have made over the last two years of back to back races and taking care of the classrooms are budgeted all of those things the budget cuts education funding by two and a half percent and funding to many state agencies by four percent the latest numbers from the state health department show no additional covert nineteen deaths in Oklahoma so the death count remains two hundred seventy eight four thousand eight hundred fifty two Oklahomans have tested positive three thousand five hundred fifty nine Oklahomans have recovered Oklahoma city officials are looking toward the next phase of the city's re opening process mayor David Holt tweeted last night that officials are ready to enter the second re opening phase tomorrow city leaders are urging residents to continue to practice social distancing and wear masks in public the state's second phase reopening plans calls for bars to reopen in organized sports bureau of land waiting to resume from the Kentucky okay weather center stormteam partly sunny today will get up to the mid eighties will drop to the low seventies with a chance of storms tonight tomorrow mostly cloudy.

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03:37 min | 2 years ago

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"But it's not that much and thank you for the suggestion news radio one thousand Katie okay this is a Bloomberg money minute warning of broad danger to the economy from the corona virus outbreak sent stocks sharply lower fed chair Jerome Powell said it may take time for recovery to gain momentum and additional government support would be costly but worth it today's pullback sent stocks to a three week low the S. and P. is on track for its worst week since March twentieth the Dow Jones industrial average fell five hundred seventeen the S. and P. five hundred dropped fifty the nasdaq composite tumbled one thirty nine Amazon is ending temporary pay raises given to warehouse workers at the start of the covert nineteen pandemic the two dollar an hour increase has been extended twice but Amazon expects to return workers to their prior wages in June uber may be hungry for an acquisition but it'll need a big appetite by GrubHub Dow Jones reports the companies are discussing a merger that would value GrubHub at about six billion dollars cost savings would help pay for the deal Larry Kaski Bloomberg radio one thousand XXY FM ninety six one Oklahoma City the governor and the legislature at odds over the budget I'm Beth Myers in the news radio one thousand Katie okay new center governor Kevin Stitt late this afternoon veto the seven point seven billion dollar budget bill for next fiscal year that was sent to him by the legislature last week the governor said in his veto message that the budget was created behind closed doors and does not reflect the values of Oklahomans he said it reflects misguided policies that conservative Republicans have spent the past decade reversing now within the hour the state Senate voted to override the veto senator Roger Thompson of okina is chairman of the Senate budget committee they they differ with the governor but the Senate bill nineteen twenty two represents our constituents and the core values of Oklahoma and I encourage a yes vote on this bill and the Senate went on to vote thirty five to eleven to override the governor's veto of the budget bill the state house right now is currently back in session and they too are discussing voting to override the governor's veto for the second time this month the state health department is reporting no covert nineteen deaths in Oklahoma in the past twenty four hours here's Margot marrano state health commissioner Gary **** calls it a hopeful development he says the health department is rapidly expanding its contact tracing efforts to hopefully continue the significant progress the total number of call the nineteen deaths in Oklahoma it remains at two hundred seventy eight there are more than forty eight hundred confirmed positive cases president trump says there is no chance of passing a new coronavirus stimulus package proposed by house Democrats at the White House today the president called the bill DOA dead on arrival Democrats in the house to put forward a three trillion dollar plan that would boost corona virus testing and help states cope with the fallout from the pandemic of former king Fisher county jailer is on the other side of the law thirty one year old Andy Rios of Guthrie has been arrested for allegedly repeatedly raping a female inmate and threatening her daughter SPI spokeswoman Brooke are vitamin tells news four that Rios continued to contact the victim even after she was released from jail and that led to a search warrant we seized electronics that.

"senator roger thompson" Discussed on KTOK

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02:27 min | 2 years ago

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"Not false she's lying now we are doing a deep dive dig well should have it by the time we're on Hannity tonight for every single person on the visibility is only general Flynn this is only from election day twenty sixteen November eighth through January thirty first twenty seventy this is a tiny period of time we had been telling you about this dramatic increase in on masking and it's all tied to the E. R. our attempt to prevent Donald Trump from getting elected and then the insurance policy a soft some good news in the latest cover nineteen numbers I Beth Myers in the news radio one thousand Katie okay new center for the second time this month the state health department is reporting no covert nineteen deaths in Oklahoma in the past twenty four hours here's Margot marrano state health commissioner Gary **** calls it a hopeful development he says the health department is rapidly expanding its contact tracing efforts to hopefully continue the significant progress the total number of cold in nineteen deaths in Oklahoma it remains at two hundred seventy eight there are more than forty eight hundred confirmed positive cases meanwhile a top official at the World Health Organization says the novel coronavirus that has plunged the world into a pandemic may never go away executive director Mike Ryan says it's going to take a long time to bring covert nineteen under control there's a long long way to go before there's going to be any bells on wrong and and and this response so I think we need to be clear about that more than four point three million people have tested positive for the virus in the global death toll is approaching two hundred ninety five thousand the state Senate today passed a bill to make curbside and delivery alcohol sales permanent in Oklahoma state senator Roger Thompson about chemo says the temporary rules put in place because of code nineteen appear to be working on the Katie okay whether studio by hill and company you're a train comfort specialist it's hard to top the hill cloudy today warmer with a high of seventy nine and eighty percent chance of scattered storms overnight and some of those could be severe hello.

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02:40 min | 2 years ago

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"Offering the potential for both prevention and treatment study published in the scientific journal nature communications reports the every body created in a lab environments was able to inhibit the spike protein found in the virus that causes cobit nineteen as well as sars realizing everybody's can alter the course of the infection and someone already infected making it easier for the body to clear the virus or protect someone who's been exposed to the virus actually getting infected the city of Guthrie is lifting its facemask requirements to get three city council voted to allow the public mask mandate to end last night at eleven fifty nine PM Guthrie mayor Stephen Gatling was the only person who voted in favor of continuing the mandate but city council members say they'll continue wearing masks and urging people to do the same the state Senate on Tuesday passed a budget bill for next fiscal year the cuts state agencies about four percent senator Roger Thompson of Pokemon who chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee says it was challenging under the circumstances under six years never voted for a budget says Hey this is perfect already go to for six years we have set up and we have voted for the best budget we could have been the situation we are in to protect the people of Oklahoma he says considering federal relief funds public schools should not see any cuts for next fiscal year he says the legislature could also use supplemental appropriations to restore some of the agency's cuts if revenues improved at Oklahoma City federal judges giving the state one month to provide more details on how it plans to train prison workers to carry out lethal injections judge Steven free hot issue the ruling yesterday in a case in which Oklahoma death row prisoners are challenging the state's lethal injection protocols free out gave the state until June fifth to provide information and documents hello it's training members of the execution team Attorney General Mike hunter announced in February the state had secured a supply of lethal injection drugs and was ready to resume executions after a five year delay the Attorney General says governor stood lacked the authority under state law to enter into new gaming compacts with the Comanche nation and the Otoe Missouria tribe hotter sent a letter to the US interior secretary asking for the compacts to be rejected he says the governor could not legally by the state into compacts that authorized gaming activity prohibited by state.

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03:08 min | 2 years ago

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"That will allow him to suspend regulations that interfere with the state's pandemic response researchers say they've been able to manufacture a potential everybody to the coronavirus as Jack Callahan reports researchers say they've created an antibody that neutralizes the corona virus at the cell level offering the potential for both prevention and treatment study published in the scientific journal nature communications reports the every body created in a lab environments was able to inhibit the spike protein found in the virus that causes covert nineteen as well as sars realizing everybody's could alter the course of the infection and someone already infected making it easier for the body to clear the virus or protect someone who's been exposed to the virus actually getting infected the city of Guthrie is lifting its facemask requirements we got three city council voted to allow the public mask mandate to end last night at eleven fifty nine PM Guthrie mayor Stephen Gatling was the only person who voted in favor of continuing the mandate but city council members say they'll continue wearing masks and urging people to do the same the state Senate on Tuesday passed a budget bill for next fiscal year the cuts state agencies about four percent senator Roger Thompson of Pokemon who chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee says it was challenging under the circumstances under six years never voted for a budget set aside this is perfect already go for six years we have set up and we have voted for the best budget we could have been a situation we are in to protect the people of Oklahoma he says considering federal relief funds public schools should not see any cuts for next fiscal year he says the legislature could also use supplemental appropriations to restore some of the agency's cuts if revenues improved at Oklahoma City federal judges giving the state one month to provide more details on how it plans to train prison workers to carry out lethal injections judge Steven free ahed issued the ruling yesterday in a case in which Oklahoma death row prisoners are challenging the state's lethal injection protocols free out gave the state until June fifth to provide information and documents what the hell it's training members of the execution team Attorney General Mike hunter announced in February the state had secured a supply of lethal injection drugs and was ready to resume executions after a five year delay the Attorney General says governor stood lacked the authority under state law to enter into new gaming compacts with the Comanche nation and the Otoe Missouria tribe hunter sent a letter to the U. S. interior secretary asking for the compacts to be rejected he says the governor could not legally by the state into compacts that authorized gaming activity prohibited by state law from the kicking okay weather center in the former sunshine today highs in the mid seventies will drop back to the mid fifties tonight clouds.

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04:25 min | 2 years ago

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"XXY FM ninety six point one Oklahoma City tension with the governor over the state budget good morning I'm Jacquelyn stunned the KDLT news center Sankardev mild and sunshine are forecast is coming up in announcing a seven point seven billion dollar budget agreement yesterday state senator Roger Thompson of okina who chairs the Senate budget committee alleged governor Kevin Stitt walked out of budget negotiations in mid March the constitution article five section fifty five bills legislature Judy rod to budget and as a speaker talked about earlier we have done our duty outcomes to show this year a statement from the governor's office as the governor categorically denies the notion that he ever walked out of a budget meeting the governor did not attend yesterday's budget announcement the pandemic is forcing the U. S. treasury to borrow a staggering amount of money Jill NATO reports the economic downturn triggered by the covert nineteen outbreak has the U. S. treasury about to break a record the department is borrowing nearly three trillion dollars to cover the current quarter that's five times more than the record treasury said during the Great Recession for one quarter in two thousand eight when they borrowed five hundred sixty nine billion the money's going to pay for the rescue packages passed by Congress and approved by the president to help tens of millions of out of work people and shuttered businesses about absentee voting here's Beth Myers the Oklahoma Supreme Court has struck down the requirement that mailed absentee ballots in Oklahoma must be notarized to be valid instead the court says a signed statement from the voter is enough under current law the league of women voters filed a lawsuit against the state election board saying the notary requirement was a substantial obstacle for voters afraid to go to the polls in person on June thirtieth because of concerns about covert nineteen June thirtieth is when voters will decide the issue of Medicaid expansion state election board secretary Paul zero X. argued he didn't have the authority to change the absentee voting process the state health departments report and no additional deaths in Oklahoma from over nineteen years Margot marrano there are two hundred thirty eight total deaths in the state the number of positive cases has surpassed four thousand climbing to four thousand forty four if you are feeling sick and you're not sure what to do the health department has a symptom checker on its website personal care businesses in Norman can reopen a Cleveland county judges filed a temporary injunction blocking a city of Norman emergency proclamation that block personal care businesses in the city from re opening salon owners in Norman sued the mayor and claim the city's emergency proclamation violated their constitutional rights the Oklahoma department of corrections believes to inmate assaults over the weekend at two prisons were related and we're tied to gang tensions an inmate was assaulted early Sunday at the Lawton correctional center and then several hours later a prisoner at the North Fork correctional center in Sayre was attacked both inmates were treated at local hospitals the OC says some of the inmates involved in the assaults have been moved to the state penitentiary in McAlester I'm looking to you whether four warn storm team it'll be sunny today and we'll get up to the mid seventies will drop back to the low fifties tonight tomorrow will be sunny with a high in the upper seventies hello tomorrow night right around fifty six and then on Thursday partly cloudy with a chance of scattered showers and storms and high on Thursday in the upper seventies for more on the corona virus go to the I heart radio app and tap the podcast app for the latest news and information I'm Jacquelyn Scott news radio one thousand Katie okay newsradio one thousand Katie okay studios or service of universal men's clinic for medical solutions for Edie yellow teeth learn more at universal men's clinic dot com this report is sponsored by compassion international in the CBD plus CSA total traffic studio heads up Edmonds sorghum mill road show at I heart radio goes one on one with Neal schon of journey asked why he believes our fan base still exists you know I think that we keep branded we we put on a good show and you know I give a hundred fifty percent every night you know that's.

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03:34 min | 2 years ago

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"You don't have to notarize mailed absentee ballots sign Beth Myers in the news radio one thousand Katie okay news center the Oklahoma Supreme Court today struck down the requirement that mailed absentee ballots in Oklahoma must be notarized to be valid instead the court says a signed statement from the voter is enough under current law the league of women voters filed a lawsuit against the state election board saying the notary requirement was a substantial obstacle for voters afraid to go to the polls in person on June thirtieth because of concerns about covert nineteen state election board secretary Paul zero X. argued he didn't have the authority to change the absentee voting process while lawmakers today announced a budget agreement here's Margot morado at the capitol today legislative leaders announced a budget for next fiscal year that cuts most state agencies about four percent in order to deal with the projected one point three billion dollar shortfall Senate president pro tem Greg treat says it's a far better budget than many people expected we have absolutely protected core services and we have balanced the budget in a very meaningful way the agreement calls for a total budget of seven point seven billion dollars about three percent less than the current fiscal year budget as for the governor's input senator Roger Thompson of okina says governor state walked out of budget negotiations in mid March another day with no covert nineteen deaths in Oklahoma the state health department reporting today the death toll from corona virus remains at two hundred thirty eight with no additional deaths in the past twenty four hours the number of positive cases totals four thousand forty four more than seventy thousand people have been tested Oklahoma City police have arrested two suspects in a fatal shooting that happened Saturday night in the parking lot of a seven eleven store and a sixty eight hundred block of south may the victim identified as forty one year old Josh Stewart was taken to a hospital where he died police announced today that they've arrested twenty year old trade been Conley and twenty one year old Clarence right the Oklahoma department of corrections believes to inmate assaults yesterday at two separate prisons were related and we're tied to gang tensions an inmate was assaulted early Sunday at the Lawton correctional center and then several hours later a prisoner at the North Fork correctional center in Sayre was attacked both the inmates were treated at local hospitals D. O. C. says some of the inmates involved in the assaults have been moved to the state penitentiary in McAlester the O. S. B. I. says a forty year old man was shot to death last night in ring would allegedly by his sixteen year old stepson here's Brian Gann the O. S. B. I. says the teenager was arguing with his stepfather Kristin Newton in the front yard of the residence when the voice shot Newton who died at the scene the boy was arrested on a first degree murder complaint must gogi police shot and killed a suspect overnight wanted in a homicide in Tulsa police got a tip about the whereabouts of twenty one year old to Monterey Brunner and they spotted them on a porch but he ran away he allegedly fired a gun at officers and the officers returned fire Brunner was taken to a hospital where he died from the KTLK weather center and from one storm team we do have a severe thunderstorm warning for Cleveland and Pottawatomie county until five fifteen fair.

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02:08 min | 2 years ago

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"S. army is putting a hold on new recruits arriving at Fort Sill for basic combat training the army calls it a tactical pause those already in basic training and advanced job specific courses will continue training under screening and monitoring guidelines established last month and will go to their next assignment after they graduate three hundred fifty Halliburton employees are losing their jobs in Duncan it's at the field operations center Albertan officials said the layoffs probably will be permanent but the company plans to keep its business location in Duncan open for now the state legislature voted Monday to withdraw money from state reserve accounts to fill the budget hole caused by the covert nineteen slowdown senator Roger Thompson of okina says it avoids budget cuts and protects core services our number one priority right now is mature as health care and that health care is going to be taken care of for the state and we have a lot of federal money that's coming in to help offset that but we're looking to to make sure that health care starting Carol Thompson is the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee house speaker Charles McCall says we are keeping government functional I'm Marco Moreno in other news nearly six hundred Hillcrest healthcare system employees are losing their jobs because of the corona virus make a bishop reports the Tulsa based companies says that's about nine percent of its work force company went on to say it's shifting away from handling non emergency medical issues so Chris has eight ounce bottles with three in Tulsa one each in clear more Cushing Henrietta prior and Alonso they provide comprehensive primary and specialty care through the Utica park clinic in Oklahoma heart institute in order went into effect at midnight and got three that requires residents to wear cloth face masks in public to help stop the spread of covert nineteen the city says don't buy medical masks they are needed for health care providers they say the face coverings aren't primarily to protect the wearer but instead to protect the wearer from accidentally infecting others because many infected people take a long time to develop symptoms are never do I'm Marco Moreno.

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02:09 min | 2 years ago

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"That really happened right now but make sure you wash your hands before you go the latest numbers good morning I'm Jacquelyn Scott in the Katie okay new center today's weather in a word hot how forecast is coming up the state health department says covert nineteen death count in Oklahoma is now fifty one that's another five deaths is the health department's report on Sunday the additional deaths have occurred in Greer Oklahoma Osage and bottled water because on east Oklahoma now has one thousand three hundred twenty seven confirmed cases more than three hundred people have been hospitalized they got three city councillors voted to require residents to wear cloth masks in public to stop the spread of covert nineteen the order went into effect at midnight this morning the city says don't buy medical mass there needed by health care workers they say the face coverings are not primarily to protect the wearer but to protect the wearer from infecting others because infected people take a long time to develop symptoms some never do the order will stay in effect until may fifth the state legislature votes to withdraw money from the state reserve accounts to fill the budget hole caused by the code nineteen slowdown senator Roger Thompson of okina says it avoids budget cuts and protects core services our number one priority right now is mature as health care and that health care is going to be taken care of for the state and we have a lot of federal money that's coming in to help offset that but we're looking to to make sure that health care is taken care of Thompson chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee from the weather center around the four warn storm team it'll become mostly sunny day real head to eight four are high and then tonight will drop back to the mid fifties for our low tomorrow mostly sunny again a high of ninety for more on the corona virus go to the I heart radio app and tap the podcast app for the latest news and information I'm Jacquelyn Scott news radio one thousand Katie okay newsradio one thousand Katie okay studios are service of universal men's clinic for medical solutions for Edie yellow teeth learn more at universal men's clinic dot com this report is brought to you by positive coaching alliance.

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02:58 min | 2 years ago

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"Stabilizing the state budget good morning I'm Jacquelyn Scott in the Katie okay new center this is Oklahoma's first news hot day hotter tomorrow are forecast is coming up the state legislature yesterday passed three budget stabilization bills to address the four hundred sixty million dollar revenue shortfall caused by the covert nineteen shut down senator Roger Thompson of okina says quick action is needed the people of Oklahoma resilient they're strong and either he'll be coming back in a in a big way and then the main job of the government is not to stand in their way as they begin to come back if the governor approves the shortfall will be filled with money from the state's rainy day fund and the state's revenue stabilization fund house speaker Charles McCall says there will be no budget cuts to state agencies this fiscal year the legislature granting the governor's sweeping powers to respond to the corona virus pandemic the state house and Senate yesterday approved governor states declaration of a catastrophic health emergency due to the corona virus Senate president pro tem Greg treat to utilize personal health information for first responders to improve empower the Oklahoma commission or the health department to coordinate a statewide preparedness response the option to waive certain occupational licensing requirements and the ability to enforce the suspension of elective surgeries under the catastrophic emergency health powers act stiff is granted the authority to temporarily suspend laws and regulations mobilized the National Guard and redirect state employees and resources a temporary restraining order by an Oklahoma City federal judge effectively lifted the ban on most abortions in Oklahoma governor Kevin states ban on routine or elective surgeries had included the abortion ban Stitt said when he ordered the restriction it was intended to preserve medical equipment needed for coronavirus patients federal judge Charles Goodwin says the state can not stop women from getting an abortion Goodwin says that its order intrudes on civil rights Folkston ga three being told to wear face masks in public Beth Myers reports and order went into effect at midnight in Guthrie that requires residents to wear cloth face masks in public to stop the spread of covert nineteen the city says don't buy the medical masks they're needed for healthcare providers they say the face coverings are necessarily to protect the wearer but instead to protect the wearer from accidentally infecting others because many infected people take a long time to develop symptoms are never do the order stays in effect until may fifth the state health department says forty five residents and six staff members in ten long term care facilities in Oklahoma have tested positive for covert nineteen for residents have died Stephen Bach with care providers Oklahoma that's a group that represents skilled nursing facilities says he fears that members will.

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02:12 min | 2 years ago

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"Oklahoma both the state house and Senate voted yesterday to tap the state's reserve accounts to address the four hundred sixty million dollar revenue shortfall caused by the code that can slow down senator Roger Thompson of Okey mais chairman of the state and the procreation committee you know we're in a time we've never lived through before and so what I can anticipate what the future would have to wait to see what is going to break will be on guard and we're ready to do it will still have money available in the rainy day fund and in the the revenue stabilization fund to address the needs we have house speaker Charles McCall says the legislature acted swiftly and decisively to make sure there will be no budget cuts to state agencies this fiscal year the trump administration is considering putting together a second coronavirus task force this one would focus on one of the president's favorite topics the economy Kevin Corke reports we built the greatest economy in the world we got artificially stopped by a virus that nobody ever thought possible president trump again did as he is wont to do promote the economy even amid the historic downturn thanks to a pandemic no one could have predicted but if you're starting to get the sense that there could be brighter days ahead and soon well you're not alone it's a sentiment shared by Wall Street optimism that sent stocks soaring in part thanks to signs that lockdowns in the U. S. and Europe may be helping to slow the pandemic all three major indices finished sharply higher for the session the legislature granting the governor's sweeping powers to respond to the corona virus pandemic the state house and Senate met in special session yesterday and approved governor states declaration of the catastrophic health emergency due to the corona virus Senate president pro tem Greg treat to utilize personal health information for first responders to improve empower the Oklahoma commission or the health department to coordinate a statewide preparedness response the option to waive certain occupational licensing requirements and the ability to enforce the suspension of elective surgeries under the catastrophic emergency health powers act it is granted the authority.

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03:29 min | 2 years ago

"senator roger thompson" Discussed on News Talk KOKC 1520

"Oklahoma joining us now is Roger Thompson senator Roger Thompson actually who is the chairman of the Appropriations Committee for the Oakland a state Senate Roger are you there yes Sir all right how you doing I don't want well okay I gotta tell ya you know and for those of you do not know I've known Roger from when he was first elected the Senate is a very good man and I appreciate him taking the time to be with us today you know you and I were both in that building when there was absolutely no money to give it to to appropriate anywhere and you've had the benefit of being there when there is more money which is tougher having no money or having money and everybody wanting a piece of it what was the question I was told by those that were there before we had money that the hardest days are ahead and I realize you have much more money like five study followed mother this is sort of budget will be cut that much well if there's been an interesting year course well what is it that people need to know we've got money for the first time you guys are already got to obviously be working on next year's budget in looking at some of the options that you're going to be having what is it that people at home should understand before session start cannot manage those expectations for people what can they expect where are you my pleasure question your last year we finalized the budget level revenue stabilization bought by apple we had no money we decided we were had money again it would be good just say this and so originally senator hold down their whole was the author of that bill and it said that we would take a five year old wall of our bridge of all while our gas marble for tax and all we would save one of that five year rolling average laws we modify that last year two eight three percent cap of what the general revenue fund would actually be himself if we have six point six billion and certified funds which we will this year will automatically save will be for sale I am not sure that will equal about two hundred nine million dollars as we enter into this next fiscal year now let's do this you will got about a billion dollars now save we've got eight hundred three million already based on the book two hundred million in the budget revenue several sessions but my last year this is remember here force because you were looking at only a father three tenths of one percent growth in our economy saving two hundred nine million right off the bat until ready stabilisation bond when I give us a lot of flexibility to one knee and and adding a lot more revenue to different agencies well what do you say to those people who say look we have been broke for so long now that the you've got the money starts spending son of a some of it we've been behind the eight ball for so long what do you guys say to those people say you got it spend it well I believe that's a very good statement over the last few years we've had cut budgets from twenty five to forty percent I'm the person we believe the reason that we collect tax money is to take care of the citizens of the state of Oklahoma at the same time we've got to stabilize our economy you know all the gas goes up and down then we find ourselves having to cut revenue to our roads schools.

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02:36 min | 3 years ago

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"Eighty okay. M K, x x y FM ninety six point one eight hundred eighty two overflow almost eighty. Governor, Kevin instead takes a look at storm damage. Good morning, I'm Jacqueline Scott indicate he okay news center flood warning in effect until early this afternoon. Our forecast is coming up. The governor takes a tour of weather ravaged areas. Katie, okay. Jim Forsyth reports governor, Kevin stood says he saw widespread damage yesterday while on aerial tour of towns, including Mangum, Kingfisher, and El Reno. He says, farmers were especially hard hit. They were just celebrated a crop announcement that eight percent of their crops were good. Excellent. And they were literally days away from harvesting, and now we're waiting on the assessment to see what type of damage was lost. He says, he's especially worried about the possibility of Bahrain in the forecast, he plans to survey damage in Tulsa, and northeast Oklahoma this morning State Department of emergency management director, Mark. Our says so far twenty nine counties have been impacted by severe storms and flooding. The past two days on Monday, we had five confirmed tornadoes. And on Tuesday, we had six confirmed, tornadoes, starting as early as almost four AM. So we're up to confirm total of eleven tornadoes in the last two days, and with it significant flooding. He says there have been numerous water rescues from severe flooding, and we'll probably see more until flood waters subside. And speaking of flooded Arcadia, lake in Edmond is closed because of flooding that includes all the public access parks and the spring creek walking trail right now. The lake elevation is twelve feet above normal roadways, campsites and docks are in excessive the closures expected to last at least two weeks, a woman jumps into the water to help a driver whose car plunged into the Oklahoma canal near the boat house district last night. I just couldn't sit and watch the cargo under without trying to do something. But I wasn't strong enough to pull the door open. That's what seventy page told news four witnesses say the car was driving erratically over a bridge, then it left the road, went through a fence down a hill and into the water. The driver was unconscious when first responders pulled him out of the car, he was taken to a hospital. The state Senate has approved the eight point one billion dollar budget Bill that funds state agencies for next fiscal year puts about two hundred million dollars into savings. That's something that state Senator Roger Thompson of oak. Kema says is crucial to avoid future budget cuts. We decried whenever we had to cut education and the other agencies because we had not prepared for it..

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"senator roger thompson" Discussed on KTOK

KTOK

01:45 min | 3 years ago

"senator roger thompson" Discussed on KTOK

"As possible, take care of any wounds and also watch for signs of infection this. Good news for the state's largest school district, the Oklahoma City school district says it's network and technology systems are now fully operational following last transom where attack that says third party forensics experts have determined that. No personal information was compromised. The state Senate has approved the eight point one billion dollar budget Bill that funds state agencies for the next fiscal year here skates. Okay. Jim, foresight, it puts about two hundred million dollars into savings. That's something state, Senator Roger Thompson of Okita says is crucial to avoid future budget cuts. We decried whenever we had to cut education, any other agencies because we had not prepared for it out of the leadership of our governor. We shall be prepared the next time that comes along and those cuts will be made, and our children's classes will not be cut Senate president protest, Greg treat says the budget makes huge investments at our classrooms, gives teachers and state employees, another significant pay raise and puts money toward criminal Justice reforms. The Bill now goes to the governor who is expected. To sign it and unconscious driver pulled from his car after it plunged into the Oklahoma canal last night, paramedics rescued him, but not before Stephanie page, who saw the car careen through the water tried to help once the car, went underneath the water, he was screaming help me. Help me, please get me out. She told news four she could not get his door open, as it started to sink after first responders rescued the mandate or form CPR, and he was taken to a hospital to Norman suspects have been arrested in last week's robbery of the IBC Bank. In more law enforcement reviewed surveillance videos from several occasions. Determined that thirty one year old duck and Heron and thirty year old Regina berry, we're likely suspect..

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"senator roger thompson" Discussed on KTOK

KTOK

01:46 min | 3 years ago

"senator roger thompson" Discussed on KTOK

"Soap and clean water as soon as possible, and take care of any wounds and also watch for signs of infection this. Good news for the state's largest school district, the Oklahoma City school district says it's network and technology systems are now fully operational following last week's ransomware attack that says party forensics experts have determined that. No personal information was compromised. The state Senate has approved the eight point one billion dollar budget Bill that funds state agencies for the next fiscal year. Here's KT, okay? Jim forci it puts about two hundred million dollars into savings. That's something state, Senator Roger Thompson of Akiba says is crucial to avoid future budget cuts. We decried whenever we had to cut education, any other agencies because we had not prepared for it. And now the leadership of our governor, we shall be prepared the next time that it comes along, and those cuts will be made, and our children's classes will not be cut Senate. President pro Greg treat says the budget makes huge investments that our classrooms, gives teachers and state employees, another significant pay raise and puts money toward criminal Justice reforms. The Bill now goes to the governor who is expected to see. Sign it and unconscious driver pulled from his car after it plunged into the Oklahoma canal, last night, paramedics rescued him, but not before Stephanie page, who saw the car careen through the water tried to help once the car, went underneath the water, he was screaming help me. Help me, please get me out. She told news four she could not get his door open, as it started to sink after first responders rescued the mandate perform CPR, and he was taken to a hospital to Norman suspects have been arrested in last week's robbery of the Bank and more law enforcement reviewed surveillance videos from several locations determined that Thirty-one-year-old duck and Heron and thirty year old Regina berry, we're likely suspect..

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"senator roger thompson" Discussed on KTOK

KTOK

01:31 min | 3 years ago

"senator roger thompson" Discussed on KTOK

"Oklahoma City? Brenda favor. He told authorities neighbor had fallen in their bathtub any panic when he realized she was dead, then dismembered and Verner body. Authorities found bone fragments in a garden in the backyard. Authorities say striker told them he had put burned remains in the trash which had been picked up and taken to a landfill Twitter says it's making strides to create a healthier service. Here's Kristen Goodwin. Twitter revealing in a blog post from January to March, it's a spended one hundred thousand accounts for creating new pages after being previously suspended. The numbers are up. Forty five percent from the same timeframe last year. Twitter says it suspended three times more abusive accounts reported within twenty four hours compared to twenty eight teen the company also making good on its promise to take more action without reports explaining thirty eight percent of abusive content enforced is surfaced proactively to it's teams or review. Instead of relying on reports from users rep say we have more to do to ensure everyone feel. Safe, and we'll keep sharing progress your natoma Sapru in the state Senate yesterday for a Bill to exempt the American Legion from paying state sales taxes on goods services state Senator Roger Thompson of Okina says it's the right thing to do for years. We've had the blue star mothers, the veterans of foreign wars tax exempt, the American Legion for some reason had been omitted. So I was happy to work with Representative Sanders care this legislation that now will give the American Legion the taps exempt status. There.

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