Oklahoma

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Thousands of pages of emails between newly confirmed EPA administrator Scott Pruitt and fossil fuel companies during his time as Oklahoma attorney general—released per court order on Tuesday night— confirm "a close and friendly relationship" between the man now charged with protecting the U.S. environment and entities seeking to hamper those...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Democratic lawmakers and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) workers are...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Oklahoma House Public Health Committee on Tuesday advanced a bill that...

Further

In the wake of Oklahoma's mangled killing of Clayton Lockett, John Oliver took on the death penalty on his show Last Week Tonight . Among the hard questions he asks: Should this be allowed in a civilized society, and why is a comedy show talking about this? "It costs up to 10 times more to give someone the death penalty than life in prison. So what we know now is the death penalty is expensive, potentially kills innocent people, and doesn't deter crime. And here is where it gets hard..."

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