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Hunter Subpoenaed Issued for Monday Candidacy Challenge »

As part of the contest to his candidacy, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has been subpoenaed to appear before the Oklahoma State Election Board on Monday with tax records in…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
State Capitol Inside Dome

The Second Special Session is Over »

The House ended the Second Extraordinary Session on Thursday. The Tulsa World’s Randy Krehbiel writes it now starts the clock ticking on a referendum petition to have the voters overturn…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Possible Deal Reached in House for Wind Energy Tax »

It appears House leadership reached a bipartisan deal for a gross production tax on new wind generation in Oklahoma. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt writes the deal was revealed late Thursday…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

GOP Candidates Scheduled for The Oklahoman’s Forum »

The Oklahoman announced six of the Republicans running for governor will appear at its Oklahoma City forum scheduled for Monday, April 23, at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. The…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Hunter Takes to the Airwaves as AG Race Heats Up »

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter launched a radio and TV ad campaign this week in the wake of Tulsa Attorney and fellow Republican candidate Gentner Drummond challenging his viability as a candidate.…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Harris Running for Holt’s Senate District 30 Seat »

Former Assistant Attorney General Erick Harris is running for the Republican nomination for Oklahoma State Senate, District 30, with the promise to bring a new generation of leadership to the…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Video: Lankford Discusses Pastor’s Imprisonment in Turkey, Pompeo Nomination, Mueller Investigation »

U.S. Senator James Lankford made an appearance on Fox News America’s Newsroom on Thursday. His discussion focused on the imprisonment of Andrew Brunson in Turkey. He also answered questions on…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Bridenstine Confirmed as NASA Administrator »

After a long wait, Congressman Jim Bridenstine has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be the next administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. President Trump first nominated…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

General Stafford Throws Support Behind Richardson Campaign »

Former astronaut Lt. General Thomas Stafford has thrown his endorsement behind Gary Richardson in the governor’s race. Stafford, among other missions, is known for being the Commander of the Apollo…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Republican House District 31 Candidate Forum Set for Saturday »

Three Republicans are vying to be the new Representative for Oklahoma House District 31 currently held by Rep. Jason Murphey, who is term-limited. Those three will take part in a…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
General

Hunter Subpoenaed Issued for Monday Candidacy Challenge »

As part of the contest to his candidacy, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has been subpoenaed to appear before the…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

The Second Special Session is Over »

State Capitol Inside Dome

The House ended the Second Extraordinary Session on Thursday. The Tulsa World’s Randy Krehbiel writes it now starts the clock…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Possible Deal Reached in House for Wind Energy Tax »

It appears House leadership reached a bipartisan deal for a gross production tax on new wind generation in Oklahoma. The…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

GOP Candidates Scheduled for The Oklahoman’s Forum »

The Oklahoman announced six of the Republicans running for governor will appear at its Oklahoma City forum scheduled for Monday,…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Hunter Takes to the Airwaves as AG Race Heats Up »

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter launched a radio and TV ad campaign this week in the wake of Tulsa Attorney…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Harris Running for Holt’s Senate District 30 Seat »

Former Assistant Attorney General Erick Harris is running for the Republican nomination for Oklahoma State Senate, District 30, with the…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Video: Lankford Discusses Pastor’s Imprisonment in Turkey, Pompeo Nomination, Mueller Investigation »

U.S. Senator James Lankford made an appearance on Fox News America’s Newsroom on Thursday. His discussion focused on the imprisonment…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Bridenstine Confirmed as NASA Administrator »

After a long wait, Congressman Jim Bridenstine has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be the next administrator for…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

General Stafford Throws Support Behind Richardson Campaign »

Former astronaut Lt. General Thomas Stafford has thrown his endorsement behind Gary Richardson in the governor’s race. Stafford, among other…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Republican House District 31 Candidate Forum Set for Saturday »

Three Republicans are vying to be the new Representative for Oklahoma House District 31 currently held by Rep. Jason Murphey,…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »


Legislature

The Second Special Session is Over »

State Capitol Inside Dome

The House ended the Second Extraordinary Session on Thursday. The Tulsa World’s Randy Krehbiel writes it now starts the clock ticking on a referendum petition to have the voters overturn House Bill 1010xx, the historic tax increases to allow for teacher pay increases. Read the…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Possible Deal Reached in House for Wind Energy Tax »

It appears House leadership reached a bipartisan deal for a gross production tax on new wind generation in Oklahoma. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt writes the deal was revealed late Thursday afternoon as work on the details is underway for a possible action on Monday. Read…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Harris Running for Holt’s Senate District 30 Seat »

Former Assistant Attorney General Erick Harris is running for the Republican nomination for Oklahoma State Senate, District 30, with the promise to bring a new generation of leadership to the State Capitol. “Oklahoma is at a crossroads. Our budget process is inefficient. Our education system…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Republican House District 31 Candidate Forum Set for Saturday »

Three Republicans are vying to be the new Representative for Oklahoma House District 31 currently held by Rep. Jason Murphey, who is term-limited. Those three will take part in a candidate forum on Saturday morning in Guthrie. The forum is set to start at 8:30…

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Fallin Signs Bill Enlisting Truckers in Fight Against Human Trafficking »

Governor Fallin Wednesday signed a bill targeted at preventing human trafficking. House Bill 2651 permits Oklahoma’s public safety commissioner to choose training material from Truckers Against Human Trafficking for education purposes for drivers applying for Class A, B or C commercial licenses. The material includes…

Apr 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Budget Agreement Could Be on Horizon for Legislature »

Saying a budget agreement is near, House leaders indicated legislative business could be complete by the first week of May. The Tulsa World’s Barbara Hoberock writes Majority Floor Leader Jon Echols said that plans are underway to end the House session by May 4 and…

Apr 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
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State Government

Hunter Subpoenaed Issued for Monday Candidacy Challenge

As part of the contest to his candidacy, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has been subpoenaed to appear before the Oklahoma State Election Board on Monday with tax records in hand. Tulsa attorney Gentner Drummond challenged…

Apr 20 2018 / Read More »
State Capitol Inside Dome

The Second Special Session is Over

The House ended the Second Extraordinary Session on Thursday. The Tulsa World’s Randy Krehbiel writes it now starts the clock ticking on a referendum petition to have the voters overturn House Bill 1010xx, the historic tax…

Apr 20 2018 / Read More »

Possible Deal Reached in House for Wind Energy Tax

It appears House leadership reached a bipartisan deal for a gross production tax on new wind generation in Oklahoma. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt writes the deal was revealed late Thursday afternoon as work on the details…

Apr 20 2018 / Read More »

GOP Candidates Scheduled for The Oklahoman’s Forum

The Oklahoman announced six of the Republicans running for governor will appear at its Oklahoma City forum scheduled for Monday, April 23, at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. The Oklahoman’s Chris Casteel writes Mick Cornett,…

Apr 20 2018 / Read More »

Hunter Takes to the Airwaves as AG Race Heats Up

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter launched a radio and TV ad campaign this week in the wake of Tulsa Attorney and fellow Republican candidate Gentner Drummond challenging his viability as a candidate. It what has suddenly become a…

Apr 20 2018 / Read More »
Politics

Hunter Subpoenaed Issued for Monday Candidacy Challenge

As part of the contest to his candidacy, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has been subpoenaed to appear before the Oklahoma State Election Board on Monday with tax records in hand. Tulsa attorney Gentner Drummond challenged…

Apr 20 2018 / Read More »
State Capitol Inside Dome

The Second Special Session is Over

The House ended the Second Extraordinary Session on Thursday. The Tulsa World’s Randy Krehbiel writes it now starts the clock ticking on a referendum petition to have the voters overturn House Bill 1010xx, the historic tax…

Apr 20 2018 / Read More »

Possible Deal Reached in House for Wind Energy Tax

It appears House leadership reached a bipartisan deal for a gross production tax on new wind generation in Oklahoma. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt writes the deal was revealed late Thursday afternoon as work on the details…

Apr 20 2018 / Read More »

GOP Candidates Scheduled for The Oklahoman’s Forum

The Oklahoman announced six of the Republicans running for governor will appear at its Oklahoma City forum scheduled for Monday, April 23, at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. The Oklahoman’s Chris Casteel writes Mick Cornett,…

Apr 20 2018 / Read More »

Hunter Takes to the Airwaves as AG Race Heats Up

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter launched a radio and TV ad campaign this week in the wake of Tulsa Attorney and fellow Republican candidate Gentner Drummond challenging his viability as a candidate. It what has suddenly become a…

Apr 20 2018 / Read More »
Education

Fincher Announces Run for House District 11 Seat

Republican Derrel Fincher announced Monday he is running for House District 11. The seat is currently held by Earl Sears who is term limited. A graduate of Bartlesville Sooner High School and Oklahoma State University, Fincher…

Apr 17 2018 / Read More »

OCPA: Turf Over Textbooks?

By OCPA president Jonathan Small In 2018, Oklahomans will see the largest teacher pay raise in state history, dramatic tax increases, and record total funding for education. Since March 29, $610 million in new tax increases…

Apr 17 2018 / Read More »

Filing Period Begins for 2018 Oklahoma Elections

Wednesday marks the first day candidates can file for the 2018 elections. It means those candidates will have to mingle with the protesting teachers at the Oklahoma Capitol where they must visit the Oklahoma Ethics Commission…

Apr 11 2018 / Read More »

Fallin Signs Hotel Tax Repeal, Encourages Legislators to Focus on Other Budget Priorities

Governor Mary Fallin Tuesday signed House Bill (HB) 1012XX, which repeals a $5 tax on hotel and motel rooms, and two other bills that are estimated to replace the revenue to help fund teacher pay raises…

Apr 11 2018 / Read More »

OCPA: The $106K teacher

By OCPA president Jonathan Small School choice is good for teachers. With so much focus on education policy right now, that’s an important fact. Calculating the pay raise, Oklahoma teachers rank 31st in raw dollars nationally.…

Apr 9 2018 / Read More »
Congress

Video: Lankford Discusses Pastor’s Imprisonment in Turkey, Pompeo Nomination, Mueller Investigation

U.S. Senator James Lankford made an appearance on Fox News America’s Newsroom on Thursday. His discussion focused on the imprisonment of Andrew Brunson in Turkey. He also answered questions on Mike Pompeo’s nomination as Secretary of…

Apr 20 2018 / Read More »

Bridenstine Confirmed as NASA Administrator

After a long wait, Congressman Jim Bridenstine has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be the next administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. President Trump first nominated Bridenstine last year and had to…

Apr 20 2018 / Read More »

Horn Leads Democrats, Russell Leads Republicans in Fundraising for 5th Congressional District Race

A key indicator to the strength of a campaign is how well it is raising money. The Oklahoman’s Justin Wingerter writes Democrat Kendra Horn leads her fellow party candidates in fundraising in the first quarter of…

Apr 19 2018 / Read More »

Mullin: The Oklahoma Standard Lives On

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin This week, we remember the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing and the loved ones left behind on that horrible day 23 years ago.  As we mourn the worst act of homegrown…

Apr 19 2018 / Read More »

Bridenstine’s NASA Administrator Nomination Moves Closer to Senate Vote

Congressman Jim Bridenstine is a step closer to finding out if he has enough support in the U.S. Senate to be confirmed as the next NASA Administrator. Space News’ Jeff Foust writes Senate Majority Leader Mitch…

Apr 18 2018 / 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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