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[Oklahoma] Settlement Endowment Trust governing board for hiring a new chief executive officer a $250,000 salary
Oklahoma's governor is criticizing the state's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust governing board for hiring a new chief executive officer at $250,000 a year. Gov. Mary Fallin on Thursday said she has instructed Health and Human Services Secretary Terry
Jun 16, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 17, 2016 02:21
A Tulsa man was recently forced to call the fire department after charging his e-cig. There are dozens of stories similar to Kyle Czeschin's. He said the fire could have been a lot worse had he not been around.
Jun 7, 2016 KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Jul 11, 2016 21:37
The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund (TSET) is a grant- making state agency ... On April 28 the State Treasurer announced a receipt for a $76 million annual payment from the tobacco industry under the national Master Settlement Agreement.
May 29, 2016 Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added May 29, 2016 14:16
The Oklahoma House rejected a proposed $1.50-per-pack tax on cigarettes to help stave off cuts to the state's health care system, with Democrats uniting against the plan until it includes an expansion of Medicaid for the working poor.
May 19, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2016 01:41
The Oklahoma House has rejected a proposed $1.50-per-pack tax on cigarettes to help shore up the state's health care system, with Republicans blaming Democrats for the bill's failure. After holding the vote open for more than two hours late Wednesday, th
May 18, 2016 KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added May 19, 2016 22:45
A controversial plan devised to shrink the state’s massive budget shortfall is now headed to the floor in both the House and the Senate. It’s the major hike on tax on cigarettes. Smokers are looking at paying an extra $1.50 for each pack of cigarettes.
May 18, 2016 KFOR-TV NewsChannel 4 (Oklahoma City, OK)
added May 18, 2016 20:02
House on Wednesday is expected to take up a cigarette tax increase to be used to shore up the state’s ailing Medicaid program. Two legislative panels on Tuesday approved the $1.50 a pack increase, House Bill 3210, which would bring the state tax to $2.53,
May 18, 2016 Tulsa (OK) World
added May 18, 2016 18:13
Convenience stores, such as Tulsa-based QuikTrip, and cigarette wholesalers are also lobbying the Legislature to reject the proposal. Rick Bahlinger, a sales manager for Standard Distributing Co., a Sapulpa-based convenience store supplier, said he and o
May 17, 2016 Lawton (OK) Constitution
added May 18, 2016 18:23
The state House of Representative Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget approved House Bill 3210 by a vote of 16-11. “This is a crucial step in reducing Oklahoma's leading cause of preventable death — smoking,” said Gov. Mary Fallin. “It is the s
May 16, 2016 The Oklahoman
added May 17, 2016 20:36
Oklahoma's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust is announcing a six-year, $3.8 million grant to help address a shortage of physicians in the state. Trust officials announced Monday a partnership with the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Science
May 16, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added May 17, 2016 20:19