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Video: Douglas Attacks Russell, Russell Says It Is ‘Slander’ »

Corporation Commissioner Patrice Douglas has a new television commercial attacking 5th District opponent Steve Russell. The commercial criticizes Russell, former state senator, for several events over which there has been much discussion,…

Aug 20 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
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Fallin Has Huge Financial Advantage Over Dorman, But He Claims Cash Momentum »

Governor Fallin has considerably more financial resources than her Democrat opponent, Ethics Commission reports show, but Democrat Joe Dorman said today he raised more money in the recent reporting period than Fallin. Dorman’s…

Aug 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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5th District Runoff: Edge To Russell? »

Mike McCarville With a week to go, the Republican primary runoff in the 5th District between Patrice Douglas and Steve Russell has, thus far, been marked by multiple endorsements and…

Aug 19 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »
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Murphy Calls For Earthquake Response Update »

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As much has changed in the past three years, Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy is calling for a Commission meeting…

Aug 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Video: Douglas Attacks Russell, Russell Says It Is ‘Slander’ »

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Corporation Commissioner Patrice Douglas has a new television commercial attacking 5th District opponent Steve Russell. The commercial criticizes Russell, former state…

Aug 20 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »

Fallin Has Huge Financial Advantage Over Dorman, But He Claims Cash Momentum »

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Governor Fallin has considerably more financial resources than her Democrat opponent, Ethics Commission reports show, but Democrat Joe Dorman said today he raised…

Aug 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

5th District Runoff: Edge To Russell? »

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Mike McCarville With a week to go, the Republican primary runoff in the 5th District between Patrice Douglas and Steve…

Aug 19 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »

Steve Kern Guest On The Verdict »

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Senate District 40 candidate Steve Kern is Sunday’s guest on The Verdict. Kern seeks the Republican nomination in a runoff…

Aug 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Steve Kern Guest On The Verdict »

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Senate District 40 candidate Steve Kern is Sunday’s guest on The Verdict. Kern seeks the Republican nomination in a runoff with Dr. Ervin Yen. He discusses his campaign and state issues with co-hosts Mick Cornett and Kent Meyers on Cox Channels 3 and 703 in…

Aug 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Lawsuit Challenges Production Tax Change »

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A lawsuit challenges the new law setting the state’s gross production tax: http://newsok.com/lawsuit-challenges-bill-changing-oklahomas-production-tax/article/5102535…

Jul 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Newberry Gets CSG Scholarship »

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Senator Dan Newberry is one of 48 state lawmakers from across the country to be selected by the Council of State Governments (CSG) as a Henry Toll Fellow for the class of 2014. The Toll Fellowship Program is one of the nation’s foremost leadership development…

Jul 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Yen Adds Hill To Campaign »

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Senate candidate Dr. Ervin Yen has added consultant Neva Hill to his campaign. Yen is a Republican candidate in Senate District 40. The seat is now held by Senator Cliff Branan, who is term limited. The owner of Neva Hill and Company, Hill has been active…

Jul 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Editorial: Weighing Term Limits »

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Editorial The Oklahoman TO critics, legislative terms limits have devastated Oklahoma’s political system by reducing institutional memory among lawmakers, generating high turnover and increasing the clout of lobbyists. New research by the Oklahoma Policy Institute undermines these claims. In 1990, Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly approved a…

Jul 29 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »

Miller: Income Tax Cut ‘Clear as mud’ »

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Treasurer Ken Miller says income tax reduction “clear as mud”: http://newsok.com/oklahoma-treasurer-calls-income-tax-reduction-measure-clear-as-mud/article/5087203…

Jul 28 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Murphy Calls For Earthquake Response Update

As much has changed in the past three years, Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy is calling for a Commission meeting on the state’s ever-evolving earthquake response. “This would be an opportunity for all stakeholders to hear…

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »
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Askins Named Interim Pardon & Parole Director

Jari Askins, former lieutenant governor and state representative, has been named interim director of the Pardon & Parole Board. She was named to the post after a vote of the Pardon and Parole Board this morning. Askins is…

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »
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Fallin Takes Second Look at Justice Reinvestment Law

Governor Fallin is taking another look at a controversial measure signed into law two years ago: http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/capitol_report/fallin-taking-another-look-at-justice-reinvestment-initiative/article_69369201-1bcf-5d1a-938c-ff9327b4586b.html…

Aug 10 2014 / Read More »
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Terri Watkins Named To DOC Post

Longtime Oklahona City newswoman and public relations specialist Terri Watkins has been named Director of Internal and External Communications at the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. The appointment was effective July 1st. Watkins has been director of communications for…

Aug 7 2014 / Read More »
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Miller: July Tax Collections Set Record

Treasurer’s Office Gross Receipts to the Treasury in July were the highest of any July in Oklahoma history, providing another indication of the state’s expanding economy, State Treasurer Ken Miller announced today at a State Capitol…

Aug 7 2014 / Read More »
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Fallin: Feds To Close Sill Facility

Governor Fallin today received notice from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that the Fort Sill facility for illegal immigrant minors will be closed on Friday, August 8. The facility has been holding…

Aug 4 2014 / Read More »
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Sill Secrecy Frustrates Lawton Mayor

Lawton’s mayor says government secrecy about the illegal immigrant juveniles being held at Ft. Sill is frustrating: http://newsok.com/questions-remain-about-program-to-house-unaccompanied-immigrant-children-at-fort-sill/article/5102694…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
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Fallin Disagrees With Appeals Court Action

Governor Fallin today issued the following statement in response to a ruling from 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals striking down Oklahoma’s constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman. “In 2004, voters…

Jul 18 2014 / Read More »
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Legislators Ponder Obama Plan For Housing Illegal Juveniles

House Media Division Several policymakers met at the state Capitol today to discuss options for addressing the Obama Administration’s plan for sheltering illegal immigrant children at Fort Sill. Rep. John Bennett said the group convened after…

Jul 17 2014 / Read More »
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Polls Used To Shape Public Opinion

Robert G. Holland Heartland Never let it be said that Common Core (CC) entirely lacks educational value. By exercising even a little of the critical thinking the pushers of these national standards claim to want mandated…

Jul 31 2014 / Read More »
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Fallin Embraces Hofmeister

Governor Fallin today embraced the new Republican nominee for school superintendent, Joy Hofmeister, and said they’ve already started working on an agenda for stronger schools. Hofmeister was overwhelmingly elected by GOP primary voters over the incumbent…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
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Barresi Reacts Angrily During Education Board Meeting

Schools Superintendent Janet Bsrresi reacted angrily during a meeting of the Board of Education: http://newsok.com/oklahoma-board-of-education-votes-to-delay-adopting-plan-to-replace-common-core-prompting-janet-barresi-to-lose-her-cool/article/5057652…

Jul 24 2014 / Read More »
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Education Issues Examined

Education issues are examined in this Edmond Sun OpEd article: http://www.edmondsun.com/opinion/x864250326/GUEST-OPINION-Oklahoma-GOP-voters-want-educational-choices…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
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Dorman Unveils Attack On ‘Fal-esi’ Plan

Randy Krehbiel Tulsa World Democratic gubernatorial candidate Joe Dorman announced the “first phase” of his education program on Thursday. In doing so, Dorman signaled his intention to tie state Superintendent Janet Barresi around incumbent Gov. Mary…

Jul 11 2014 / Read More »
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Video: Douglas Attacks Russell, Russell Says It Is ‘Slander’

Corporation Commissioner Patrice Douglas has a new television commercial attacking 5th District opponent Steve Russell. The commercial criticizes Russell, former state senator, for several events over which there has been much discussion, and much difference of opinion. Russell,…

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »
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5th District Runoff: Edge To Russell?

Mike McCarville With a week to go, the Republican primary runoff in the 5th District between Patrice Douglas and Steve Russell has, thus far, been marked by multiple endorsements and what’s described by some as an…

Aug 19 2014 / Read More »
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Foundation That Backed Lankford Spends $50,000 In Support Of Patrice Douglas

Mike McCarville The Foundation for Economic Prosperity, in the news in the U. S. Senate primary campaign for its controversial television commercials critical of T. W. Shannon, is supporting Corporation Commissioner Patrice Douglas in the 5th District…

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »
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Inhofe Says Government Agency’s Red Tape Is Cut

Senator Jim Inhofe says a federal agency has cut some red tape: http://newsok.com/oklahoma-sen.-jim-inhofe-says-deal-reached-on-surplus-programs-red-tape/article/5218051…

Aug 16 2014 / Read More »
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Bridenstine Endorses Steve Russell

Congressman Jim Bridenstine today endorsed Steve Russell in Russell’s bid to win the Republican nomination for Congress in the 5th District. Russell faces Corporation Commissioner Patrice Douglas in the runoff. I am honored to endorse fellow…

Aug 15 2014 / Read More »

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