Billionaire secrets, graduation shooting, and MCN updates
VNN Weekly Digest May 16-22
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
Billionaire philanthropists pushing charter schools and school vouchers also fund Oklahoma’s Secretary of Education’s six-figure salary
(OKLAHOMA) Gov. Kevin Stitt vetoed legislation that would have required cabinet members to file public reports to disclose their finances. If Stitt had signed the bill last month, Oklahomans would learn that Secretary of Education Ryan Walters makes at least $120,000 a year as executive director of a nonprofit organization that keeps its donors secret.
Two suspects in custody after graduation night shooting
(MICHIGAN) Two 18-year-olds suspected of shooting people outside of a graduation ceremony at East Kentwood High School's Football stadium Thursday evening are now in custody.
Muscogee (Creek) Nation approves interlocal agreement
(OKLAHOMA) A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Business, Finance and Justice Committee meeting was held in person and teleconference on May 12 at the Mound Building.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) A Slight Risk of severe storms from the Northeast to the Mid-Atlantic, a Slight Risk of excessive rainfall over parts of the Central Gulf Coast, Tennessee Valley, and the Southeast, and snow over portions of the Northern/Central Rockies.
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