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Jones Testifies Before House Investigative Committee »

Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones testified before the House Special Investigative Committee about the financial mismanagement within the Oklahoma State Health Department. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt writes Jones said a…

Dec 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Video: Inhofe on Middle East Strategy »

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe Thursday was part of the Q&A during the Senate Armed Services Committee about U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Middle East. Inhofe talked of readiness and…

Dec 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin: The Truth About Congress’ So-Called Settlement ‘Slush Fund’ »

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin If you’ve been watching cable news in the past few weeks, it’s likely you have heard about what networks are calling Congress’ settlement ‘slush fund.’  Misleading…

Dec 15 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Video: Inhofe Questions Nuclear Regulatory Commission »

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe served up questions to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission during Wednesday’s hearing for the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee. He wanted to know about work force costs…

Dec 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

An Unexpected Boost for Johnson »

It seems the reverberations from the Alabama U.S. Senate election are being felt in Oklahoma to the benefit of Connie Johnson’s bid for governor. The Tulsa World’s Randy Krebiel writes…

Dec 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

OCPA: Helping Kids, Saving Money »

By OCPA President Jonathan Small Thanks to actions of the Legislature and Gov. Mary Fallin, a program is helping the most vulnerable and saving taxpayers money. The Oklahoma Equal Opportunity…

Dec 14 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Blurry Timelines for Health Department Financial Woes »

As both the House Special Investigative Committee and a multi-county grand jury begin unwinding the financial mismanagement at the Oklahoma State Department of Health, a timeline has begun to take…

Dec 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Legislators Open to Revisiting State Question 640 »

Several lawmakers would be open to the idea of revisiting State Question 640, the law which requires a supermajority in the Legislature to raise taxes. The Tulsa World’s Barbara Hoberock…

Dec 13 2017 / 5 Comments / Read More »

November General Revenue Receipts Nearly Eight Percent Above Estimate »

General Revenue Fund collections in November were $390.6 million and came in at $28.7 million, or 7.9 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $48.2 million, or 14.1 percent…

Dec 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Russell Joins Effort to Expand Uses for D.O.D. Tuition Assistance »

Congressman Steve Russell has joined a group of House Members who want to expand the uses for Department of Defense tuition assistance. They introduced the Credentialing, Educating, and Relevant Training…

Dec 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
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Jones Testifies Before House Investigative Committee »

Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones testified before the House Special Investigative Committee about the financial mismanagement within the Oklahoma State…

Dec 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Video: Inhofe on Middle East Strategy »

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe Thursday was part of the Q&A during the Senate Armed Services Committee about U.S. Policy and…

Dec 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin: The Truth About Congress’ So-Called Settlement ‘Slush Fund’ »

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin If you’ve been watching cable news in the past few weeks, it’s likely you have heard…

Dec 15 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Video: Inhofe Questions Nuclear Regulatory Commission »

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe served up questions to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission during Wednesday’s hearing for the Senate Environmental and Public…

Dec 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

An Unexpected Boost for Johnson »

It seems the reverberations from the Alabama U.S. Senate election are being felt in Oklahoma to the benefit of Connie…

Dec 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

OCPA: Helping Kids, Saving Money »

By OCPA President Jonathan Small Thanks to actions of the Legislature and Gov. Mary Fallin, a program is helping the…

Dec 14 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Blurry Timelines for Health Department Financial Woes »

As both the House Special Investigative Committee and a multi-county grand jury begin unwinding the financial mismanagement at the Oklahoma…

Dec 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Legislators Open to Revisiting State Question 640 »

Several lawmakers would be open to the idea of revisiting State Question 640, the law which requires a supermajority in…

Dec 13 2017 / 5 Comments / Read More »

November General Revenue Receipts Nearly Eight Percent Above Estimate »

General Revenue Fund collections in November were $390.6 million and came in at $28.7 million, or 7.9 percent, above the…

Dec 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Russell Joins Effort to Expand Uses for D.O.D. Tuition Assistance »

Congressman Steve Russell has joined a group of House Members who want to expand the uses for Department of Defense…

Dec 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »


Legislature

Jones Testifies Before House Investigative Committee »

Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones testified before the House Special Investigative Committee about the financial mismanagement within the Oklahoma State Health Department. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt writes Jones said a department employee notified him of the problems in July. He also told the committee how…

Dec 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

OCPA: Helping Kids, Saving Money »

By OCPA President Jonathan Small Thanks to actions of the Legislature and Gov. Mary Fallin, a program is helping the most vulnerable and saving taxpayers money. The Oklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship program, enacted in 2011, gives individuals and businesses a tax credit for contributions…

Dec 14 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Blurry Timelines for Health Department Financial Woes »

As both the House Special Investigative Committee and a multi-county grand jury begin unwinding the financial mismanagement at the Oklahoma State Department of Health, a timeline has begun to take shape. However, there is some disagreement as to the order of events and when certain…

Dec 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Legislators Open to Revisiting State Question 640 »

Several lawmakers would be open to the idea of revisiting State Question 640, the law which requires a supermajority in the Legislature to raise taxes. The Tulsa World’s Barbara Hoberock writes during a State Chamber of Commerce public affairs forum, legislators blamed SQ 640 for…

Dec 13 2017 / 5 Comments / Read More »

November General Revenue Receipts Nearly Eight Percent Above Estimate »

General Revenue Fund collections in November were $390.6 million and came in at $28.7 million, or 7.9 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $48.2 million, or 14.1 percent above collections in November of 2016. Total collections over the first five months of the…

Dec 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Murdock Takes Republican Nomination for Senate District 27 »

It appears Rep. Casey Murdock has taken a step closer to joining the Oklahoma Senate. With all precincts reporting within Senate District 27, Murdock has captured 33 percent of the votes for the field of six Republicans. Murdock will face Democrat Amber Jensen in the special…

Dec 12 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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State Government

Jones Testifies Before House Investigative Committee

Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones testified before the House Special Investigative Committee about the financial mismanagement within the Oklahoma State Health Department. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt writes Jones said a department employee notified him of the…

Dec 15 2017 / Read More »

An Unexpected Boost for Johnson

It seems the reverberations from the Alabama U.S. Senate election are being felt in Oklahoma to the benefit of Connie Johnson’s bid for governor. The Tulsa World’s Randy Krebiel writes a New York-based writer and marketing…

Dec 14 2017 / Read More »

OCPA: Helping Kids, Saving Money

By OCPA President Jonathan Small Thanks to actions of the Legislature and Gov. Mary Fallin, a program is helping the most vulnerable and saving taxpayers money. The Oklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship program, enacted in 2011,…

Dec 14 2017 / Read More »

Blurry Timelines for Health Department Financial Woes

As both the House Special Investigative Committee and a multi-county grand jury begin unwinding the financial mismanagement at the Oklahoma State Department of Health, a timeline has begun to take shape. However, there is some disagreement…

Dec 13 2017 / Read More »

Legislators Open to Revisiting State Question 640

Several lawmakers would be open to the idea of revisiting State Question 640, the law which requires a supermajority in the Legislature to raise taxes. The Tulsa World’s Barbara Hoberock writes during a State Chamber of…

Dec 13 2017 / Read More »
Politics

Jones Testifies Before House Investigative Committee

Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones testified before the House Special Investigative Committee about the financial mismanagement within the Oklahoma State Health Department. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt writes Jones said a department employee notified him of the…

Dec 15 2017 / Read More »

Video: Inhofe on Middle East Strategy

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe Thursday was part of the Q&A during the Senate Armed Services Committee about U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Middle East. Inhofe talked of readiness and wanted to know how Iran has…

Dec 15 2017 / Read More »

Mullin: The Truth About Congress’ So-Called Settlement ‘Slush Fund’

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin If you’ve been watching cable news in the past few weeks, it’s likely you have heard about what networks are calling Congress’ settlement ‘slush fund.’  Misleading reports are spreading false information that…

Dec 15 2017 / Read More »

Video: Inhofe Questions Nuclear Regulatory Commission

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe served up questions to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission during Wednesday’s hearing for the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee. He wanted to know about work force costs and why nuclear energy development lacks…

Dec 14 2017 / Read More »

An Unexpected Boost for Johnson

It seems the reverberations from the Alabama U.S. Senate election are being felt in Oklahoma to the benefit of Connie Johnson’s bid for governor. The Tulsa World’s Randy Krebiel writes a New York-based writer and marketing…

Dec 14 2017 / Read More »
Education

OCPA: Helping Kids, Saving Money

By OCPA President Jonathan Small Thanks to actions of the Legislature and Gov. Mary Fallin, a program is helping the most vulnerable and saving taxpayers money. The Oklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship program, enacted in 2011,…

Dec 14 2017 / Read More »

Russell Joins Effort to Expand Uses for D.O.D. Tuition Assistance

Congressman Steve Russell has joined a group of House Members who want to expand the uses for Department of Defense tuition assistance. They introduced the Credentialing, Educating, and Relevant Training Initiative For Your (CERTIFY) Heroes Act…

Dec 13 2017 / Read More »

Sharp Files Legislation to Restrict Charter School Decision Appeals

Senator Ron Sharp is looking to stop the Oklahoma State Board of Education from overturning local school board decisions concerning charter schools. He filed Senate Bill 879 to stop the appeals to the State Board and…

Dec 10 2017 / Read More »

Oklahoma’s Education Accountability Plan Receives High Marks

Oklahoma’s accountability plan under the federal government’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was rated as strong according to a report released by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. ESSA required every state to draw up a consolidated…

Nov 15 2017 / Read More »

Murphey: Lottery Funds Just a Drop in Education Funding Bucket

By Rep. Jason Murphey Every so often a member of the local constituency inquires about the impact of Oklahoma lottery proceeds upon common education. Based on the initial lottery advocacy commercials, many likely thought the lottery…

Nov 13 2017 / Read More »
Congress

Video: Inhofe on Middle East Strategy

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe Thursday was part of the Q&A during the Senate Armed Services Committee about U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Middle East. Inhofe talked of readiness and wanted to know how Iran has…

Dec 15 2017 / Read More »

Mullin: The Truth About Congress’ So-Called Settlement ‘Slush Fund’

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin If you’ve been watching cable news in the past few weeks, it’s likely you have heard about what networks are calling Congress’ settlement ‘slush fund.’  Misleading reports are spreading false information that…

Dec 15 2017 / Read More »

Video: Inhofe Questions Nuclear Regulatory Commission

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe served up questions to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission during Wednesday’s hearing for the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee. He wanted to know about work force costs and why nuclear energy development lacks…

Dec 14 2017 / Read More »

Russell Joins Effort to Expand Uses for D.O.D. Tuition Assistance

Congressman Steve Russell has joined a group of House Members who want to expand the uses for Department of Defense tuition assistance. They introduced the Credentialing, Educating, and Relevant Training Initiative For Your (CERTIFY) Heroes Act…

Dec 13 2017 / Read More »

Cole: A First Step Toward Peace

By Congressman Tom Cole Regarded as a sacred city to the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths, the ancient city of Jerusalem has been at the center of dispute between Palestine and Israel for decades. And for…

Dec 12 2017 / 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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