The Senate gave unanimous approval to House Bill 2396, by Sen. Kim David and Rep. Wade Rousselot, to better protect victims of domestic violence by increasing protective orders from three to five years. The measure would also allow lifetime protective orders in certain cases.
In October 2011, Sen. Kim David requested an Attorney General’s opinion on the legality of Wagoner County’s planning and zoning ordinances following concerns raised by local residents. On Tuesday, the Attorney General’s office sent their opinion upholding the current practice of planning and zoning by the county commissioners. A copy of the opinion will be sent to each Wagoner county commissioner.read more.