Jim Jordan gains support as vote nears for U.S. House speaker, but outcome still in doubt

BY: , and - October 17, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan swayed several Republican opponents to his side Monday, moving the Ohio Republican closer to the speaker’s gavel ahead of a crucial Tuesday afternoon vote. Jordan, who has been a polarizing figure in American politics for much of his time in Congress, will need the backing of nearly all the […]

A person demonstrates a cutting board made for people with hand mobility impairments.

Agency unveils ‘Smart Home’ technology for people with disabilities

BY: - August 29, 2023

Oklahomans with limitations in their daily lives may qualify for free equipment to help them live more independently. The enabling Smart Home technologies include voice-activated devices, remote-controlled appliances and mechanisms to increase mobility. Additional supports include gadgets to dispense medications and detect seizures. Oklahoma Department of Human Services officials unveiled two model demonstration sites on […]