Interviews Show Teachers on a Collision Course with Unwavering Lawmakers

Despite the warning that teachers will walk out and shut down much of Oklahoma’s public school system, early indicators are that many legislators aren’t budging on positions that led to a stalemate on a teacher pay hike. Oklahoma Watch contacted lawmakers on both sides.

Challenges Persist After Fallin’s Budget Veto

Lawmakers will likely return to the State Capitol sooner than expected after Gov. Mary Fallin’s shocking veto of most of a budget bill approved by the Legislature only hours earlier. GOP leaders condemned the veto; Fallin’s office hasn’t fired back.