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Early Finish to 2019 Legislative Session »

The Oklahoma Legislature has cleared its desks of bills and has finished business for the year. One last criminal justice reform measure made it out of the Senate before lawmakers…

May 24 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Lucas Supporting Trump Ag Aid in Shadow of Chinese Trade War »

Oklahoma agriculture producers are one of those affected by President Trump’s tariffs on the Chinese and other trading partners. His administration, with some help from Congress and last year’s Farm…

May 24 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

House Passes Bill Changing Criteria for Losing School Accreditation »

The House sent Senate Bill 193 to the governor this week. The measure allows a school which receives a deficiency in accreditation to retain it until a $50 million funding increase…

May 24 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Cole: Freedom is the American Dream »

By Congressman Tom Cole Ever since our brave forebearers declared America’s independence, the United States has been a beacon of liberty, hope and opportunity. Indeed, America is still regarded the…

May 24 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

LOFT Bill Moves Forward »

On Wednesday, the House passed Senate Bill 1 creating the Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency (LOFT) to give the Legislature a greater insight into agency budgets and spending. Governor Stitt…

May 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Bail Reform Measure Dies in House »

Senate Bill 252 looked to change the bail system in Oklahoma, but it was stopped short of becoming law in the Oklahoma House on Wednesday. NonDoc’s Tres Savage writes legislators…

May 23 2019 / 1 Comment / Read More »

House Approves Bill Limiting Four-Day School Weeks »

The House sent Senate Bill 441, which instructs the State Department of Education to create new classroom time guidelines, to the Governor on Wednesday.  The Oklahoman’s Carman Forman writes the…

May 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Bill Informing Seniors of Long-Term Healthcare Options Heads to Governor’s Desk »

Senate Bill 888 would give seniors and their families access to long-term healthcare options counseling. The Senate approved the measure Wednesday sending it to the Governor. Senator Kim David and…

May 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin: Honoring the Fallen and Supporting Our Veterans »

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin For families across the country, Memorial Day Weekend means barbeques, an extra day off work, and the beginning of summer vacation for our kids. But even…

May 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Baber Declares Candidacy for Oklahoma Senate District 35 »

Tulsa Attorney Cheryl Baber has officially announced her Republican candidacy for Oklahoma State Senate District 35. Baber is an accomplished former Assistant U.S. Attorney and federal law clerk who worked…

May 23 2019 / 1 Comment / Read More »
General

Early Finish to 2019 Legislative Session »

The Oklahoma Legislature has cleared its desks of bills and has finished business for the year. One last criminal justice…

May 24 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Lucas Supporting Trump Ag Aid in Shadow of Chinese Trade War »

Oklahoma agriculture producers are one of those affected by President Trump’s tariffs on the Chinese and other trading partners. His…

May 24 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

House Passes Bill Changing Criteria for Losing School Accreditation »

The House sent Senate Bill 193 to the governor this week. The measure allows a school which receives a deficiency…

May 24 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Cole: Freedom is the American Dream »

By Congressman Tom Cole Ever since our brave forebearers declared America’s independence, the United States has been a beacon of…

May 24 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

LOFT Bill Moves Forward »

On Wednesday, the House passed Senate Bill 1 creating the Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency (LOFT) to give the Legislature…

May 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Bail Reform Measure Dies in House »

Senate Bill 252 looked to change the bail system in Oklahoma, but it was stopped short of becoming law in…

May 23 2019 / 1 Comment / Read More »

House Approves Bill Limiting Four-Day School Weeks »

The House sent Senate Bill 441, which instructs the State Department of Education to create new classroom time guidelines, to…

May 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Bill Informing Seniors of Long-Term Healthcare Options Heads to Governor’s Desk »

Senate Bill 888 would give seniors and their families access to long-term healthcare options counseling. The Senate approved the measure…

May 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin: Honoring the Fallen and Supporting Our Veterans »

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin For families across the country, Memorial Day Weekend means barbeques, an extra day off work, and…

May 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Baber Declares Candidacy for Oklahoma Senate District 35 »

Tulsa Attorney Cheryl Baber has officially announced her Republican candidacy for Oklahoma State Senate District 35. Baber is an accomplished…

May 23 2019 / 1 Comment / Read More »


Legislature

Early Finish to 2019 Legislative Session »

The Oklahoma Legislature has cleared its desks of bills and has finished business for the year. One last criminal justice reform measure made it out of the Senate before lawmakers closed up shop. Technically, they can return next week, if needed. The constitutionally mandated end…

May 24 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

House Passes Bill Changing Criteria for Losing School Accreditation »

The House sent Senate Bill 193 to the governor this week. The measure allows a school which receives a deficiency in accreditation to retain it until a $50 million funding increase comes from the Legislature. If signed into law, schools won’t lose their accreditation or be…

May 24 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

LOFT Bill Moves Forward »

On Wednesday, the House passed Senate Bill 1 creating the Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency (LOFT) to give the Legislature a greater insight into agency budgets and spending. Governor Stitt will decide the fate of the measure supported by House Speaker Charles McCall and Senate…

May 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Bail Reform Measure Dies in House »

Senate Bill 252 looked to change the bail system in Oklahoma, but it was stopped short of becoming law in the Oklahoma House on Wednesday. NonDoc’s Tres Savage writes legislators with law enforcement backgrounds stood against the bill saying the state is not ready for…

May 23 2019 / 1 Comment / Read More »

House Approves Bill Limiting Four-Day School Weeks »

The House sent Senate Bill 441, which instructs the State Department of Education to create new classroom time guidelines, to the Governor on Wednesday.  The Oklahoman’s Carman Forman writes the bill would set a minimum number of instructional days for public schools. Read The Oklahoman…

May 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Bill Informing Seniors of Long-Term Healthcare Options Heads to Governor’s Desk »

Senate Bill 888 would give seniors and their families access to long-term healthcare options counseling. The Senate approved the measure Wednesday sending it to the Governor. Senator Kim David and Rep. Carol Bush are the authors of SB 888. David said the goal is to…

May 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More »
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State Government

Early Finish to 2019 Legislative Session

The Oklahoma Legislature has cleared its desks of bills and has finished business for the year. One last criminal justice reform measure made it out of the Senate before lawmakers closed up shop. Technically, they can…

May 24 2019 / Read More »

House Passes Bill Changing Criteria for Losing School Accreditation

The House sent Senate Bill 193 to the governor this week. The measure allows a school which receives a deficiency in accreditation to retain it until a $50 million funding increase comes from the Legislature. If signed…

May 24 2019 / Read More »

LOFT Bill Moves Forward

On Wednesday, the House passed Senate Bill 1 creating the Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency (LOFT) to give the Legislature a greater insight into agency budgets and spending. Governor Stitt will decide the fate of the…

May 23 2019 / Read More »

Bail Reform Measure Dies in House

Senate Bill 252 looked to change the bail system in Oklahoma, but it was stopped short of becoming law in the Oklahoma House on Wednesday. NonDoc’s Tres Savage writes legislators with law enforcement backgrounds stood against…

May 23 2019 / Read More »

House Approves Bill Limiting Four-Day School Weeks

The House sent Senate Bill 441, which instructs the State Department of Education to create new classroom time guidelines, to the Governor on Wednesday.  The Oklahoman’s Carman Forman writes the bill would set a minimum number…

May 23 2019 / Read More »
Politics

Early Finish to 2019 Legislative Session

The Oklahoma Legislature has cleared its desks of bills and has finished business for the year. One last criminal justice reform measure made it out of the Senate before lawmakers closed up shop. Technically, they can…

May 24 2019 / Read More »

Lucas Supporting Trump Ag Aid in Shadow of Chinese Trade War

Oklahoma agriculture producers are one of those affected by President Trump’s tariffs on the Chinese and other trading partners. His administration, with some help from Congress and last year’s Farm Bill, have set up an aid…

May 24 2019 / Read More »

House Passes Bill Changing Criteria for Losing School Accreditation

The House sent Senate Bill 193 to the governor this week. The measure allows a school which receives a deficiency in accreditation to retain it until a $50 million funding increase comes from the Legislature. If signed…

May 24 2019 / Read More »

Cole: Freedom is the American Dream

By Congressman Tom Cole Ever since our brave forebearers declared America’s independence, the United States has been a beacon of liberty, hope and opportunity. Indeed, America is still regarded the world over as a land where…

May 24 2019 / Read More »

LOFT Bill Moves Forward

On Wednesday, the House passed Senate Bill 1 creating the Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency (LOFT) to give the Legislature a greater insight into agency budgets and spending. Governor Stitt will decide the fate of the…

May 23 2019 / Read More »
Education

House Passes Bill Changing Criteria for Losing School Accreditation

The House sent Senate Bill 193 to the governor this week. The measure allows a school which receives a deficiency in accreditation to retain it until a $50 million funding increase comes from the Legislature. If signed…

May 24 2019 / Read More »

House Approves Bill Limiting Four-Day School Weeks

The House sent Senate Bill 441, which instructs the State Department of Education to create new classroom time guidelines, to the Governor on Wednesday.  The Oklahoman’s Carman Forman writes the bill would set a minimum number…

May 23 2019 / Read More »

Senate Sends Classroom Time Bill to House

As the end of the legislative session draws closer, the Senate on Monday passed a bill to increase classroom time for students. It is part of the Senate Republican Agenda set at the beginning of the…

May 21 2019 / Read More »

House Passes $8.1 Billion Budget

The Oklahoma House passed on Friday a $8.1 Billion budget for Fiscal Year 2020. It is a $633 million dollar increase from the current state spending plan. Common education gets an additional $157.7 million including a…

May 20 2019 / Read More »

Harroz Appointed OU Interim President

In a late night meeting, the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents named Joseph Harroz, Jr. as interim president. The Tulsa World reports Harroz is the dean of the OU College of Law and was a…

May 17 2019 / Read More »
Congress

Lucas Supporting Trump Ag Aid in Shadow of Chinese Trade War

Oklahoma agriculture producers are one of those affected by President Trump’s tariffs on the Chinese and other trading partners. His administration, with some help from Congress and last year’s Farm Bill, have set up an aid…

May 24 2019 / Read More »

Cole: Freedom is the American Dream

By Congressman Tom Cole Ever since our brave forebearers declared America’s independence, the United States has been a beacon of liberty, hope and opportunity. Indeed, America is still regarded the world over as a land where…

May 24 2019 / Read More »

Mullin: Honoring the Fallen and Supporting Our Veterans

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin For families across the country, Memorial Day Weekend means barbeques, an extra day off work, and the beginning of summer vacation for our kids. But even with many fun activities happening, we…

May 23 2019 / Read More »

Inhofe Supports Trump Pick for Secretary of the Air Force

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe likes President Trump’s pick for the next Secretary of the Air Force and is strongly signaling his support. Former Aerospace Corporation chairwoman Barbara Barrett is the President’s choice to succeed outgoing Secretary…

May 22 2019 / Read More »

Cole Supports Trump Immigration Reform Proposal

President Trump is proposing a plan to put merit-based reforms into the U.S. immigration system. The focus would be on education and job skills, not family relationships. The plan has Congressman Tom Cole’s support. “I applaud…

May 20 2019 / Read More »
About Mike & Jason

Mike McCarville Teen Correspondent, Oklahoma City Times 1957-58 U. S. Army 1958-61 507th U. S. Army Security Agency, Heilbronn, Germany U. S. Army Engineer Center, Ft. Belvoir, Va, host of “Fort Belvoir In Review” on WWDC…

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