Sen. Murdock, Rep. Newton call on governor to delay closing of William S. Key Correctional Center
July 9, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY – Saying too many questions remain unanswered, Sen. Casey Murdock, R-Felt, and Rep. Carl Newton, R-Cherokee, are calling on Gov. Kevin Stitt to delay closing the William S. Key Correctional Center until it can be determined exactly how much shuttering the facility will cost. The lawmakers said they still had questions after a recent Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the closure.
“We need time to ask the questions representatives from the Department of Corrections didn’t know the answers to,” Murdock said. “The governor signed off thinking they had a plan an...