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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/Hispanic_Reaction.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Hispanic Reaction (2:57)

Featured in Top Stories

Gov. Fallin and Secretary of Commerce Dave Lopez, addressed the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Tulsa.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, News & Public Affairs, Race & Ethnicity, Government, Race & Ethnicity

Originally broadcast on April 27, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/government/Closing_Fund.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Closing Fund (2:57)

Featured in It's Your Government

The Oklahoma Senate has approved a bill that gives Gov. Fallin easy access to cash to provide incentives for new businesses moving to the state.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government

Originally broadcast on April 27, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/extras/Healthcare_Debate_Extra.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Healthcare Debate Extra (3:19)

Featured in ONR Extras

Additional coverage of some of the debate over Oklahoma’s participation in the national healthcare program.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Politics, Health

Originally broadcast on April 27, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/government/Healthcare_Debate.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Healthcare Impact (3:01)

Featured in It's Your Government

A bill in the Oklahoma House would give the state ultimate authority over how federal healthcare dollars are spent.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Health

Originally broadcast on April 27, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/government/Meth_Lab_Cleanups.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Meth Lab Cleanups (2:58)

Featured in It's Your Government

Law enforcement agencies across the state depended on federal money to cover the high cost of cleaning up meth labs. That money is no longer available, so the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs is picking up the tab.

Related Topics: Science & Nature, News & Public Affairs, Environment, Government, Environment, Health

Originally broadcast on April 26, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/government/Medicaid_Funding_Awareness.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Medicaid Changes (5:27)

Featured in It's Your Government

Advocates for senior care were at the Capitol to raise awareness about budget cuts for people needing long-term care. Mike Fogarty, CEO of the Oklahoma Healthcare Authority, discussed the Medicaid system in Oklahoma.

Related Topics: Health, News & Public Affairs, Health Care & Illnesses, Government, Health

Originally broadcast on April 26, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/government/Scholarship_Credits.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Scholarship Vouchers (2:26)

Featured in It's Your Government

The House has approved new tax breaks for contributors to private school scholarships.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Education

Originally broadcast on April 26, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

I.T. Consolidation (2:57)

Featured in It's Your Government

House Bill 13-04 would transfer Information Technology assets of all state agencies into one department: the Information Services Division of the Office of State Finance.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Technology, Government, Communications & Media

Originally broadcast on April 26, 2011


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Ask A Lawyer

2011 (57:44)

Domestic Violence “Mary” was trapped in an abusive marriage. Her husband beat and choked her in front of her two young children, but like many women in similar situations, she feared her abuser would turn even more violent if she left. Despite limited financial resources, she finally gathered the courage to escape, with the help of two non-profit organizations, the YWCA and Legal Aid. You’ll meet Robin Wilson, the Legal Aid attorney who secured a divorce and protective order for Mary, and find out the steps she and her client took together to ensure the family’s safety as they move forward with their lives. Disability Law Kimberley Chidsey and her sister Leslie were running out of options. An on-the-job injury left Leslie unable to work, and her request for disability payments had been denied. She moved in with Kimberley and her family, a less than ideal situation for the sisters. Leslie was trapped in a downward spiral of depression, unable even to pay for needed medications. You’ll hear from Oklahoma City attorney Athlea Adkisson, who took on the case when the sisters appealed to a Social Security administrative law judge to get Leslie the help she needed. Military Assistance In autumn 2003, fighter pilot Mike Whetstone was deployed in one of the most dangerous parts of the world when he received some unwelcome news from back home. He was summoned to appear before a judge in McIntosh County, the result of an ongoing divorce dispute that had its roots in Capt. Whetstone’s long military deployments during the war. Facing a default judgment against him if he failed to appear in court, he hired an unknown attorney to represent him 5,000 miles away. Little did he know that the attorney, 2011 OBA President Deborah Reheard, would have the case suspended within an hour of their initial phone conversation. That case proved to be the inspiration for the new Oklahoma Lawyers for America’s Heroes program that will provide more that $1 million dollars worth of f

Related Topics: Community, Government, National Security, Women, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Education

Originally broadcast on April 28, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/government/Hospital_Payments.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Hospital Payments (2:43)

Featured in It's Your Government

A bill that raises taxes on hospitals is gaining support among Republicans and Democrats. The Supplemental Hospital Offset Payment Program requires hospitals to pay the state a percentage of their patient revenue to help cover the cost of Medicaid.

Related Topics: Health, News & Public Affairs, Health Care & Illnesses, Government, Health

Originally broadcast on April 25, 2011