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Video: ‘Watch-Out’ Forum on SQ 801 – Your Schools, Your Taxes

Undecided on State Question 801? Watch our “Oklahoma Watch-Out” forum on the proposal, which would allow school districts to spend a portion of their property tax revenue on operations.

With Closing of Pauls Valley Hospital, a City’s ‘Peace of Mind’ Is Shaken

After years of financial struggles, the Pauls Valley Regional Medical Center has closed, with officials saying they could not secure enough funds to keep the hospital going. More than 100 hospital employees will lose their jobs and the city of 6,200 will be deprived of a nearby health center offering basic surgeries, wound care and stabilization.

Attorneys Help Bankroll Campaigns of Judges Who Hear Their Cases

Campaign finance reports show attorneys who donate hundreds or thousands of dollars to judicial campaigns frequently appear before the judges they are supporting. With no specific laws on when judges should recuse themselves, the donations raise concerns about conflicts of interest.