Okla. open-carry law approved by House

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 5 (UPI) -- A measure allowing Oklahoma residents with concealed-carry licenses to carry their guns openly has received final legislative approval.

Oklahoma lawmakers override abortion veto

TULSA, Okla., April 27 (UPI) -- The Oklahoma Senate Tuesday overrode the governor's veto of strict abortion legislation, requiring a woman to see an ultrasound of a fetus before her procedure.

Oklahoma governor vetoes abortion bills

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 24 (UPI) -- Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry said he vetoed a bill that would require women to go through ultrasound examinations before abortions to avoid a court fight.

Oklahomans remember bombing 15 years later

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 19 (UPI) -- Oklahomans were asked to take time Monday to remember the 168 people who died in Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing in Oklahoma City 15 years ago.

Legislator: Picture switch just a joke

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 17 (UPI) -- A Republican state legislator in Oklahoma says he switched the portraits of President Obama and Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry as a joke.

Oklahoma inmate faces last day on earth

MCALESTER, Okla., May 13 (UPI) -- Oklahoma authorities say Donald Lee Gilson is on schedule to be executed this week for the 1995 beating death of an 8-year-old boy.

No clemency for Oklahoman who killed boy

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 12 (UPI) -- Gov. Brad Henry of Oklahoma has denied clemency for a man convicted of the murder of his girlfriend's son, clearing the way for Donald Gilson's execution.

Flaming Lips tune official Okla. rock song

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 29 (UPI) -- Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry signed an executive order at a public ceremony declaring "Do you Realize??" by the Flaming Lips the official state rock song.
Flaming Lips singer praises Gov. Henry

Flaming Lips singer praises Gov. Henry

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 25 (UPI) -- Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry was "very cool" to have The Flaming Lips song "Do You Realize" named his state's official rock song, the group's lead singer says.

Governor calls on state auditor to resign

MUSKOGEE, Okla., June 15 (UPI) -- Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector Jeff McMahan faces removal from office after a federal jury convicted him of eight felony corruption charges.
Feds to tour tornado-damaged areas

Feds to tour tornado-damaged areas

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 12 (UPI) -- Federal assistance representatives will see damage first-hand in a tour of the U.S. states ripped by tornadoes that killed at least 22 people, officials said.

Oklahoma governor backs Obama

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 23 (UPI) -- Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry announced he is supporting Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois in his bid to be the Democratic presidential nominee.

Oklahoma mourns those lost in bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 20 (UPI) -- Oklahomans are looking back on the tragedy that left 168 dead when the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was bombed 13 years ago, the governor said.

Many Okla. lawmakers reject Korans

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- At least 24 Oklahoma state legislators have refused to accept copies of the Koran given by the Governor's Ethnic Advisory Committee.

Rivers carry spilled oil into Oklahoma

COFFEYVILLE, Kan., July 3 (UPI) -- Thousands of gallons of spilled crude oil and sewage were transported by rising rivers and streams from Kansas into Oklahoma during the weekend.
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This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Oklahoma

Charles Bradford "Brad" Henry (born July 10, 1963) is the 26th and current Governor of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected governor in 2002. Henry faced Republican US Representative Ernest Istook for re-election on November 7, 2006, and won with 66% of the vote.

Henry is the third governor and second Democrat in Oklahoma history to hold two consecutive terms, along with Democrat George Nigh and Republican Frank Keating.

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