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Audio: Cleta Cleans The IRS Clock, Says It Is ‘Rotten, corrupt’ »

Washington attorney Cleta Mitchell of Norman tells Congress the Internal Revenue Service is a plague that must be eliminated. Then she really cuts loose: CletaMitchellRAW…

Jul 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Yen Adds Hill To Campaign »

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,…

Jul 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Editorial: Weighing Term Limits »

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…

Jul 29 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Audio: Cleta Cleans The IRS Clock, Says It Is ‘Rotten, corrupt’ »

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Washington attorney Cleta Mitchell of Norman tells Congress the Internal Revenue Service is a plague that must be eliminated. Then…

Jul 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Change Of Leadership At Film Office »

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Jill Simpson is departing as the Director of the Oklahoma Film and Music Office, a position she has held for…

Jul 30 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Sill Secrecy Frustrates Lawton Mayor »

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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 / 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…

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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 / 1 Comment / 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 »

Murphey: Open Meeting Violations »

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Rep. Jason Murphey A few weeks ago I wrote about the recent success of three important government transparency proposals which will go into law this year. One of these bills, Senate Bill 1497, allows an aggrieved person to recover legal fees for taking legal action…

Jul 26 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Change Of Leadership At Film Office

Jill Simpson is departing as the Director of the Oklahoma Film and Music Office, a position she has held for 10 years, it was announced Tuesday.  Her final day in the post will be August 1.…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
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Jones Releases DOC Performance Audit

Auditor’s Office State Auditor Gary Jones has released a Performance Audit Report of the Department of Corrections (DOC). Governor Mary Fallin requested the audit following the resignation of former DOC Director Justin Jones. “The audit includes…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
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Murphey: Open Meeting Violations

Rep. Jason Murphey A few weeks ago I wrote about the recent success of three important government transparency proposals which will go into law this year. One of these bills, Senate Bill 1497, allows an aggrieved…

Jul 26 2014 / Read More »
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Fallin Names Pattye High To Pardon & Parole Board

Governor Fallin today announced the appointment of Patricia “Pattye” High to the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board. Her appointment will take effect Monday. She will replace the late Currie Ballard and will serve the remainder of…

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »
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Bingman Names Repair Panel Members

Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman has chosen his appointees to the State Capitol Repair Expenditure Oversight Committee. On Wednesday, Bingman announced that Sens. Dan Newberry, R-Tulsa, Corey Brooks, R-Washington, and Susan Paddack, D-Ada, will serve…

Jul 23 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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Fallin Says Juvenile Immigrants Pose Financial Problem

Tulsa World Gov. Mary Fallin harshly criticized the Obama administration’s immigration policies on Wednesday and said she fears the recent influx of unaccompanied minors from Latin America will become a financial burden to the states. “Many…

Jul 17 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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Freda Deskin Wants Respect

Dr. Freda Deskin sent this email today to the news media: We respectfully request as you continue to report accurate and fair information regarding the election of the new State Superintendent of Public Instruction, that you…

Jul 3 2014 / Read More »
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Hardball: Hofmeister Wants Federal Probe Of Barresi, Barresi Responds

Republican Joy Hofmeister today called for a federal investigation into incumbent State Superintendent Janet Barresi. Hofmeister said today she will provide emails showing that Barresi had full knowledge of the privacy violations of Department of Education student records…

Jun 19 2014 / Read More »
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Audio: Cleta Cleans The IRS Clock, Says It Is ‘Rotten, corrupt’

Washington attorney Cleta Mitchell of Norman tells Congress the Internal Revenue Service is a plague that must be eliminated. Then she really cuts loose: CletaMitchellRAW…

Jul 30 2014 / Read More »
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Mullin Makes ‘Beautiful’ List

Rep. Markwayne Mullin has been named one of The Hill’s “50 Most Beautiful People” for 2014: http://thehill.com/50-most-beautiful/2014…

Jul 29 2014 / Read More »
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Senate Race: $5 Million-plus And Counting

Oklahoma’s 2014 Senate race has been marked by spending…lots of spending: http://newsok.com/more-than-5-million-made-way-into-republican-race-to-replace-oklahoma-sen.-tom-coburn/article/5054072…

Jul 24 2014 / Read More »
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Douglas Draws Support From Mayors

Present and former mayors today announced their support for Corporation Commission Patrice Douglas in the Republican runoff in the 5th District. Douglas is a former mayor of Edmond. The mayor endorsing Douglas: Oklahoma City Mayor Mick…

Jul 24 2014 / Read More »
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Russell Adds Endorsements

Steve Russell has picked two more endorsements, from the National Association For Gun Rights PAC, and Support And Defend PAC, an organization of veterans. Russell seeks the Republican nomination for Congress in the 5th District. Support and Defend PAC…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

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