Tag Archives: Kevin Stitt

Oklahoma Gov Loses Attempt To Block Vax Mandate

The Hill reports: An Oklahoma federal judge on Tuesday denied an attempt from the state to block the Department of Defense’s coronavirus vaccine mandate for National Guard members. In a 29-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot denied a motion from Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) and Attorney General John O’Connor to preliminarily enjoin the mandate, saying the plaintiffs’ claims …

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Oklahoma Gov: I’m Healthy And Don’t Need A Booster

The Oklahoman reports: Despite state health officials recommending all eligible Oklahomans get a COVID-19 booster shot, Gov. Kevin Stitt says he doesn’t plan on getting another inoculation. Stitt said Monday he hasn’t received a booster shot nor does he plan on getting another jab. “I’m perfectly healthy, and my doctor hasn’t told me I need to get it,” said Stitt, …

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OK Education Chief Ditches GOP To Challenge GOP Gov

The Tulsa World reports: State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister is running for governor — as a Democrat. The 57-year-old lifelong Republican told the Tulsa World in an exclusive interview that she is changing her party registration on Thursday in order to launch a bid to unseat Republican incumbent Kevin Stitt. “Gov. Stitt is running the state into the ground,” said Hofmeister. …

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Oklahoma Gov Bans State Agencies, Public Schools, And Colleges From Requiring Masks Or COVID Vaccinations

The Oklahoman reports: Gov. Kevin Stitt issued an executive order Friday banning state agencies from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of entry to public buildings. The order also said any building that is owned or leased by the state and is open to the public must rescind any existing mask mandates by Tuesday. It doesn’t prevent anyone from wearing …

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Oklahoma Gov Signs Bill That Criminalizes Abortion

The Associated Press reports: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed three anti-abortion bills into law on Monday, including ones to criminalize the procedure in certain cases and cost providers their medical licenses for performing them. The Republican-controlled Senate passed measures requiring physicians who perform abortions to be certified in obstetrics and gynecology, adding performing an abortion to the list of unprofessional …

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OK Gov Signs Bill Legalizing Running Over Protesters

The Oklahoman reports: Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed a controversial bill that would grant immunity to drivers who unintentionally injure or kill protesters while driving away from a riot. Stitt on Wednesday signed House Bill 1674 from Rep. Kevin West, R-Moore, and Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman. Critics of the HB 1674 say the legislature is cracking down on protests following …

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Oklahoma Tries To Return $2M Of Trump’s Malaria Drug

The Oklahoma Frontier reports: The Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office has been tasked with attempting to return a $2 million stockpile of a malaria drug once touted by former President Donald Trump as a way to treat the coronavirus. In April, Gov. Kevin Stitt, who ordered the hydroxychloroquine purchase, defended it by saying that while it may not be a useful …

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OK Gov Declares Day Of Anti-COVID Fasting And Prayer

The Associated Press reports: As coronavirus continues surging in Oklahoma, nearing 200,000 cases, Gov. Kevin Stitt has declared Thursday a day of prayer and fasting in the state. “I believe we must continue to ask God to heal those who are sick, comfort those who are hurting and provide renewed strength and wisdom to all who are managing the effects …

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GOP Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt Reveals He Is COVID+

Oklahoma City’s ABC News affiliate reports: Governor Kevin Stitt said that he has tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Stitt made the announcement from his home during a joint press conference with Interim Commissioner of Health Lance Frye on Wednesday. Stitt said that he “feels fine” and does not exhibit many symptoms other than feeling “achy.” Stitt last appeared on …

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GOP Oklahoma Gov Asks Trump To Declare COVID An “Act Of God” In Order To Protect Oil And Gas Producers

Courthouse News reports: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt asked President Donald Trump Saturday to declare the Covid-19 pandemic an “act of God” to shield the oil and gas industry as it grapples with the dual shocks of collapsed demand and surging supply as U.S. oil futures contracts briefly went negative this week. A fellow Republican, Stitt asked for the federal declaration …

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GOP Oklahoma Gov Announces Plan To Reopen State

Fox News reports: Oklahoma is set to become the latest state to reopen some businesses on Friday amid the coronavirus pandemic after Gov. Kevin Stitt announced that hair salons, spas, nail salons and pet groomers can open their doors. Stitt’s announcement, in which he said that the shops will be open by appointment only and will have to maintain social …

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GOP OK Gov Bans State Travel To CA Over Abortion

The Oklahoman reports: Gov. Kevin Stitt is giving California a taste of its own medicine. Citing “Oklahoma’s pro-life stance,” Stitt on Thursday signed an executive order banning all nonessential state-funded travel to California. The move comes after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in October banned city-funded travel to 22 states, including Oklahoma, that city officials say have “restrictive abortion …

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OKLAHOMA: New GOP Gov And Wife Announce Mission To Use Office To “Bring People To Jesus” [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Newly elected Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma attended an “Inaugural Prayer Service” today, during which he declared that it is his mission to align the state “with what God is doing in Oklahoma,” while his wife proclaimed that it is their responsibility “to go our into our state and save people and …

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