Oklahoma mayor alleges threats by state lawmaker over masks
August 5, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The mayor of an Oklahoma City suburb alleges she was threatened by a state lawmaker because of a mandate she issued requiring bar and restaurant workers to wear masks in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Republican State Rep. Jay Steagall on Tuesday denied threatening Yukon Mayor Shelli Selby and says he was talking to her about his constituents' concerns.
"I've never threatened anyone," Steagall told The Associated Press. "I've tried to take constituent concerns to her."
No court records show that charges have been filed.
Selby, whose voter registratio...