One commissioner suggested he knows of “two or three hit men, they’re very quiet guys,” and promised they would “cut no f**king mercy.”
The Republican incumbent avoids being the first Okie governor seeking reelection to lose since 1974.
Democratic school superintendent Joy Hofmeister has the money and a coalition to win — but it won’t be easy.
The highest court in the land has ruled that state governments can now prosecute non-Natives for crimes committed against Natives on tribal land.
Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) just signed a bill that bans abortion at fertilization and uses the same enforcement mechanism as Texas' six-week ban.
Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed a Texas-style abortion ban that prohibits abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy.
Experts say the ban is the first of its kind.
Under the proposed law, a person convicted of performing an abortion would face up to a decade in prison and a $100,000 fine.
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt commuted Jones' death sentence to life without parole, a partial adoption of recommendations from the state's Pardon and Parole Board.
Gov. Kevin Stitt also urged the passage of legislation to prohibit nonbinary designations on birth certificates altogether in 2022.