If Officials Don't Act, Oklahoma's Prisons Are 'Going To Pop'

US | Anders Hagstrom
Inmates walk around a gymnasium where they are housed due to overcrowding at the California Institution for Men state prison in Chino, California, in this June 3, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files

‘What are we to do?’

Prison Officials Considering 'Opening The Backdoor' To Ease Overcrowding

US | Anders Hagstrom
Inmates stand in a gymnasium where they are housed due to overcrowding at the California Institution for Men state prison in Chino, California, in this June 3, 2011 file photo. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files

‘This is definitely not going to solve the problem’

Just One Of Alabama's Counties Accounts For 21 Percent Of Its Rape Cases

US | Anders Hagstrom
A woman holding a sign that reads "Rape is No Joke" protests as people walk into the Centre In The Square venue where Bill Cosby is performing in Kitchener, January 7, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

‘Additional resources are needed’

Massachusetts Could Be The Next State To Reject Jeff Sessions' Sentencing Policy

Politics | Anders Hagstrom
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions joins White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer for the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
'We've never been this close'

Five Oklahoma Criminal Justice Reform Bills Killed By Single Representative

Politics | Anders Hagstrom
Oklahoma Republican Governor Mary Fallin makes remarks before the opening of the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington, DC, U.S. on February 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Theiler/File Photo

Situation is a ‘crisis’

Trump's Interior Pick Needs to Deal With Rampant Cronyism, Top Lawmaker Says

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks to members of the news media in the main lobby at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 6, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

‘It’s more than just land’

Three Red States Inspire Our Country On Justice Reform

Opinion | Holly Harris

The time for smart justice reform is now, and GOP governors are leading the way.

Three Things Donald Trump Needs In A Running Mate That Mike Pence Lacks

Opinion | Shane Vander Hart
REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

He’s a safe choice. He’s just not the running mate Donald Trump needs.

Oklahoma Gov.: Trump Is Campaigning As A 'Racial Healer'

Elections | Steve Guest

‘The whole nation needs to work together’

Here Are The Pros And Cons Of Trump's Potential VP Picks

Elections | Alex Pappas
Donald Trump visits Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland. (Getty Images)

Trump is expected to name a running mate soon

Republican Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Ban Abortion In Oklahoma

Politics | Rachel Stoltzfoos
Oklahoma Republican Governor Mary Fallin, chair of the National Governors Association, makes opening remarks at a news conference prior to the opening of the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington, February 22, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

‘Utterly unconstitutional and dangerous’

What Oklahoma Can Teach America About Politicizing Education

Opinion | Karen Nussle

High-quality standards – regardless of who they’re written by – tend to look a lot like Common Core.

Another State Moves To Strip Planned Parenthood Of Funds

US | Casey Harper
Anti-abortion activist delivered a signed declaration and a plastic fetus to Mick Krieger, chief of staff for House Minority Leader John Boeher (R-OH), during a meeting in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 5, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

‘These results are alarming’

More States Threaten To Veto EPA's Global Warming Rule

Energy | Michael Bastasch

‘We do not see how it will be possible to reasonably develop a State Implementation Plan’

Oklahoma School Chiefs: Abandoning Common Core 'Impossible'

Education | Blake Neff

‘You can’t ask [teachers] to do the impossible’

Congressman On HHS Surprising States With Children: 'There Is A Total Lack Of Communication'

Politics | Heather Hunter

States push back on secretive placing of illegal children

Oklahoma Supreme Court Upholds State-Level Common Core Repeal

Education | Tristyn Bloom

‘We’re sticking to higher standards’