Scott Pruitt

From EPA Foe to EPA Head

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is poised to take over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, with which he has clashed for years. Here’s a look at Pruitt’s history of those legal battles.

Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb

How Would Todd Lamb Govern?

If Gov. Mary Fallin joins President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb will step in to finish the two years left in her term. Would that mean status quo in terms of policies or bring any significant changes?

Legislators, judges and state officials converse in the House chambers after Gov. Mary Fallin's "State of the State" address on Feb. 1.

Election Results Show Women Lost Ground in Serving in Office

Women, already underrepresented in the state Legislature, will hold fewer seats in 2017 despite a surge in the number of female candidates. Those results, coupled with Hillary Clinton’s failed bid for president, have disheartened many women. Now, women from both parties intend to form a caucus.

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Interactives: Voter Turnout in State Strongest Since 2004

Oklahoma’s voter turnout in the presidential election was higher percentage-wise than it has been since 2004, with at least 60 percent of registered voters casting ballots in the race in all but three counties.