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Congressman Wants to Know More About How Pruitt Got Rose Bowl Tickets with Renzi Stone’s Help »

Congressman Elijah Cummings, the ranking minority member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is asking how University of Oklahoma Regent Renzi Stone helped EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt obtain…

Jun 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Lankford, Inhofe Praise Senate Committee Moving Forward on Wyrick U.S. Judge Nomination »

Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Patrick Wyrick is closer to being a District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee passed…

Jun 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Tempers Flare on Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Task Force »

Passions flared on Thursday shortly after the Oklahoma Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Task Force met. The Oklahoman’s Darla Slipke writes task force members, Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater and…

Jun 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

NonDoc Holds Labor Commissioner, State Auditor, Attorney General Debates »

Our friends at NonDoc are holding a series of debates ahead of the June 26 primary. The online publication recently held a Republican debate for the Labor Commissioner nomination race.…

Jun 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Costello Launches TV Ad in Labor Commissioner GOP Nomination Race »

Republican candidate for Labor Commissioner, Cathy Costello has launched a TV ad this month as the primary approaches. It focuses on Costello’s credentials as a business owner and advocate for mental…

Jun 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Yes on 793 Campaign Gathers Nearly 250K Valid Signatures »

It appears a State Question to allow Oklahomans to receive eye exams and glasses from retail stores like Walmart is a step closer to the November ballot. The Yes on…

Jun 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Primary Primer: Republican Nomination for Lt. Governor »

The McCarville Report presents the 2018 Primary Primer series. These features will take a look at the nomination races for the statewide elected seats. We are taking an excerpt from…

Jun 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Inhofe Wants Face to Face with Pruitt Over Ethical Misconduct Allegations »

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe wants a face to face meeting with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. The Washington Post’s Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis write Inhofe wants to discuss the allegations…

Jun 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Lankford Uses Oklahoma Revenue Windfall to Tout Tax Reform »

U.S. Senator James Lankford used the news of Oklahoma’s larger than expected General Fund Revenues in May to tout the recently passed tax cuts.  He took to the Senate floor…

Jun 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin: Another First for President Trump »

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin They said it couldn’t be done, that it was a long shot.  However, President Trump proved skeptics wrong yet again this week when he took part…

Jun 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
General

Congressman Wants to Know More About How Pruitt Got Rose Bowl Tickets with Renzi Stone’s Help »

Congressman Elijah Cummings, the ranking minority member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is asking how University of…

Jun 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Lankford, Inhofe Praise Senate Committee Moving Forward on Wyrick U.S. Judge Nomination »

Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Patrick Wyrick is closer to being a District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the…

Jun 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Tempers Flare on Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Task Force »

Passions flared on Thursday shortly after the Oklahoma Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Task Force met. The Oklahoman’s Darla Slipke writes…

Jun 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

NonDoc Holds Labor Commissioner, State Auditor, Attorney General Debates »

Our friends at NonDoc are holding a series of debates ahead of the June 26 primary. The online publication recently…

Jun 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Costello Launches TV Ad in Labor Commissioner GOP Nomination Race »

Republican candidate for Labor Commissioner, Cathy Costello has launched a TV ad this month as the primary approaches. It focuses on…

Jun 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Yes on 793 Campaign Gathers Nearly 250K Valid Signatures »

It appears a State Question to allow Oklahomans to receive eye exams and glasses from retail stores like Walmart is…

Jun 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Primary Primer: Republican Nomination for Lt. Governor »

The McCarville Report presents the 2018 Primary Primer series. These features will take a look at the nomination races for…

Jun 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Inhofe Wants Face to Face with Pruitt Over Ethical Misconduct Allegations »

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe wants a face to face meeting with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. The Washington Post’s Juliet Eilperin…

Jun 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Lankford Uses Oklahoma Revenue Windfall to Tout Tax Reform »

U.S. Senator James Lankford used the news of Oklahoma’s larger than expected General Fund Revenues in May to tout the…

Jun 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin: Another First for President Trump »

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin They said it couldn’t be done, that it was a long shot.  However, President Trump proved…

Jun 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »


Legislature

May General Revenue Fund Collections Beat Estimate by 20 Percent »

General Revenue Fund collections in May were $497.8 million and came in at $82.3 million, or 19.8 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $109.7 million, or 28.3 percent, above collections in May of 2017. Total collections over the first 11 months of the fiscal…

Jun 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Fetgatter, Walke Request Comparative Study of Oklahoma Education System »

Two members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives have come together to request a bipartisan study to compare and contrast Oklahoma’s educational system with other education systems across the country. Rep. Scott Fetgatter and Rep. Collin Walke hope to use the study to improve the…

Jun 13 2018 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Oklahoma Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Tax Repeal Referendum »

The Oklahoma Supreme Court justices Monday heard the arguments surrounding the validity of the initiative petition for State Question 799, which asks voters to repeal tax increases meant to fund teacher pay raises and other state government functions and programs. The Tulsa World’s Barbara Hoberock…

Jun 12 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

RIED Gives Perfect Scores to Three Legislators »

The Research Institute for Economic Development (RIED) issued its grading report of Oklahoma Legislators concerning key economic development and business issues last week, giving out only three perfect scores. Receiving the high marks from the organization are Senator Tom Dugger, Senator Ervin Yen and Rep.…

Jun 11 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

OCPA: Popular Henry Program Improving Lives »

By Jonathan Small Eight years ago, Democratic Gov. Brad Henry signed into law a bill creating a scholarship program for special-needs students. What do Oklahomans think of the program? A statewide survey last month asked this: “Oklahoma has an educational choice program, the Lindsey Nicole…

Jun 11 2018 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Lawmakers Working on Possible Medicinal Marijuana Regulations Ahead of SQ 788 Vote »

While the vote is still three weeks away, the medical marijuana ballot initiative known as State Question 788 is top of mind for many legislators. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt writes passage of SQ 788 most likely means a special session to set up the framework…

Jun 8 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
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State Government

Lankford, Inhofe Praise Senate Committee Moving Forward on Wyrick U.S. Judge Nomination

Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Patrick Wyrick is closer to being a District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee passed Wyrick’s nomination on Thursday by a…

Jun 15 2018 / Read More »

Tempers Flare on Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Task Force

Passions flared on Thursday shortly after the Oklahoma Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Task Force met. The Oklahoman’s Darla Slipke writes task force members, Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater and rape survivor and advocate Danielle Tudor,…

Jun 15 2018 / Read More »

NonDoc Holds Labor Commissioner, State Auditor, Attorney General Debates

Our friends at NonDoc are holding a series of debates ahead of the June 26 primary. The online publication recently held a Republican debate for the Labor Commissioner nomination race. Friday, June 15, 2018, at 6:00…

Jun 15 2018 / Read More »

Costello Launches TV Ad in Labor Commissioner GOP Nomination Race

Republican candidate for Labor Commissioner, Cathy Costello has launched a TV ad this month as the primary approaches. It focuses on Costello’s credentials as a business owner and advocate for mental health, as well as, work place…

Jun 15 2018 / Read More »

Yes on 793 Campaign Gathers Nearly 250K Valid Signatures

It appears a State Question to allow Oklahomans to receive eye exams and glasses from retail stores like Walmart is a step closer to the November ballot. The Yes on 793 campaign said the Secretary of…

Jun 15 2018 / Read More »
Politics

Congressman Wants to Know More About How Pruitt Got Rose Bowl Tickets with Renzi Stone’s Help

Congressman Elijah Cummings, the ranking minority member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is asking how University of Oklahoma Regent Renzi Stone helped EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt obtain tickets to watch OU at the…

Jun 15 2018 / Read More »

Lankford, Inhofe Praise Senate Committee Moving Forward on Wyrick U.S. Judge Nomination

Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Patrick Wyrick is closer to being a District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee passed Wyrick’s nomination on Thursday by a…

Jun 15 2018 / Read More »

Tempers Flare on Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Task Force

Passions flared on Thursday shortly after the Oklahoma Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Task Force met. The Oklahoman’s Darla Slipke writes task force members, Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater and rape survivor and advocate Danielle Tudor,…

Jun 15 2018 / Read More »

NonDoc Holds Labor Commissioner, State Auditor, Attorney General Debates

Our friends at NonDoc are holding a series of debates ahead of the June 26 primary. The online publication recently held a Republican debate for the Labor Commissioner nomination race. Friday, June 15, 2018, at 6:00…

Jun 15 2018 / Read More »

Costello Launches TV Ad in Labor Commissioner GOP Nomination Race

Republican candidate for Labor Commissioner, Cathy Costello has launched a TV ad this month as the primary approaches. It focuses on Costello’s credentials as a business owner and advocate for mental health, as well as, work place…

Jun 15 2018 / Read More »
Education

Fetgatter, Walke Request Comparative Study of Oklahoma Education System

Two members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives have come together to request a bipartisan study to compare and contrast Oklahoma’s educational system with other education systems across the country. Rep. Scott Fetgatter and Rep. Collin…

Jun 13 2018 / Read More »

Oklahoma Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Tax Repeal Referendum

The Oklahoma Supreme Court justices Monday heard the arguments surrounding the validity of the initiative petition for State Question 799, which asks voters to repeal tax increases meant to fund teacher pay raises and other state…

Jun 12 2018 / Read More »

OCPA: Popular Henry Program Improving Lives

By Jonathan Small Eight years ago, Democratic Gov. Brad Henry signed into law a bill creating a scholarship program for special-needs students. What do Oklahomans think of the program? A statewide survey last month asked this:…

Jun 11 2018 / Read More »

Gann Requests Interim Study to Examine Commissioners of the Land Office Funds

Rep. Tom Gann wants lawmakers to take a look at how the Commissioners of the Land Office (CLO) are distributing funds for public schools. He authored a bill in the previous session which would have the…

Jun 7 2018 / Read More »

Roberts, Teague Seeking Education Funding Reform Interim Study

The six reform bills proposed during the second special session are being highlighted in a call from Representatives Sean Roberts and Tess Teague for an interim study. They are requesting the study to help pave the…

Jun 6 2018 / Read More »
Congress

Congressman Wants to Know More About How Pruitt Got Rose Bowl Tickets with Renzi Stone’s Help

Congressman Elijah Cummings, the ranking minority member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is asking how University of Oklahoma Regent Renzi Stone helped EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt obtain tickets to watch OU at the…

Jun 15 2018 / Read More »

Lankford, Inhofe Praise Senate Committee Moving Forward on Wyrick U.S. Judge Nomination

Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Patrick Wyrick is closer to being a District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee passed Wyrick’s nomination on Thursday by a…

Jun 15 2018 / Read More »

Inhofe Wants Face to Face with Pruitt Over Ethical Misconduct Allegations

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe wants a face to face meeting with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. The Washington Post’s Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis write Inhofe wants to discuss the allegations of ethical misconduct saying “Pruitt would…

Jun 14 2018 / Read More »

Lankford Uses Oklahoma Revenue Windfall to Tout Tax Reform

U.S. Senator James Lankford used the news of Oklahoma’s larger than expected General Fund Revenues in May to tout the recently passed tax cuts.  He took to the Senate floor on Wednesday to deliver the speech…

Jun 14 2018 / Read More »

Mullin: Another First for President Trump

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin They said it couldn’t be done, that it was a long shot.  However, President Trump proved skeptics wrong yet again this week when he took part in a historic first, an in-person…

Jun 14 2018 / Read More »
About Mike & Jason

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