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Pence Rallies Republicans in Tulsa for Stitt »

Vice President Mike Pence used the Trump Administration’s example as what Oklahoma can expect if they elect Kevin Stitt as the next governor. The Tulsa World’s Randy Krehbiel writes the…

Oct 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Lankford Calls Saudi Threats Idle »

U.S. Senator James Lankford believes Saudi Arabian leaders do know what happened to missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. The oil rich country has threatened to make oil rise to…

Oct 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Benge Awarded TRUST Guardian of Transportation Award »

Former Speaker of the House and former Secretary of State Chris Benge was given the Guardian of Transportation Award by the Transportation Revenues Used Strictly for Transportation (TRUST) advocacy group.…

Oct 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Property Owners Caught in Middle of Government, Wind Farm Developers »

Property owners working with wind farm developers feel their rights are not being considered by regulators. Recently, a company suspended building the wind farm west of Hinton until the U.S. Department of Defense…

Oct 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Murdock Wants Closer Look at Energy Taxation in Oklahoma »

Oklahoma Senator Casey Murdock wants lawmakers to take a closer look at how energy is taxed in our state. His requested interim study will be held Tuesday, October 23 in…

Oct 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Oklahoma Ranks as 39th Most Politically Active State »

It appears that Oklahoma voters aren’t as active as many other states. Wallet Hub ranks the Sooner State as the 39th most politically active state in the Union. According to…

Oct 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin: What It Means to be Native American »

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin The Boston Globe released Senator Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test results this week.  The analysis, done by a Stanford University professor, showed that Warren has somewhere between…

Oct 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin Challenges Michael Avenatti to MMA Fight in Tweet »

  It appears Congressman Markwayne Mullin is flexing his muscles in defense of Donald Trump Jr. The Oklahoman’s Justin Wingerter writes Mullins sent a Tweet in response to Stormy Daniels…

Oct 17 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

OPEA Plans to Sue State Health Department on Behalf of Terminated Employees »

The impact of $30 million mismanaged by the Oklahoma State Health Department last year continues to impact the state government. This time, the Oklahoma Public Employees Association (OPEA) has announced…

Oct 17 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin Sets Date for Senior Citizens Information Fair »

Congressman Markwayne Mullin will host a Senior Citizens Information Fair next week at the J.I. Stipe Center in McAlester to allow constituents who have questions or issues with the Social…

Oct 17 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
General

Pence Rallies Republicans in Tulsa for Stitt »

Vice President Mike Pence used the Trump Administration’s example as what Oklahoma can expect if they elect Kevin Stitt as…

Oct 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Lankford Calls Saudi Threats Idle »

U.S. Senator James Lankford believes Saudi Arabian leaders do know what happened to missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. The…

Oct 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Benge Awarded TRUST Guardian of Transportation Award »

Former Speaker of the House and former Secretary of State Chris Benge was given the Guardian of Transportation Award by…

Oct 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Property Owners Caught in Middle of Government, Wind Farm Developers »

Property owners working with wind farm developers feel their rights are not being considered by regulators. Recently, a company suspended building the wind…

Oct 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Murdock Wants Closer Look at Energy Taxation in Oklahoma »

Oklahoma Senator Casey Murdock wants lawmakers to take a closer look at how energy is taxed in our state. His…

Oct 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Oklahoma Ranks as 39th Most Politically Active State »

It appears that Oklahoma voters aren’t as active as many other states. Wallet Hub ranks the Sooner State as the…

Oct 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin: What It Means to be Native American »

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin The Boston Globe released Senator Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test results this week.  The analysis, done by…

Oct 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin Challenges Michael Avenatti to MMA Fight in Tweet »

  It appears Congressman Markwayne Mullin is flexing his muscles in defense of Donald Trump Jr. The Oklahoman’s Justin Wingerter…

Oct 17 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

OPEA Plans to Sue State Health Department on Behalf of Terminated Employees »

The impact of $30 million mismanaged by the Oklahoma State Health Department last year continues to impact the state government.…

Oct 17 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin Sets Date for Senior Citizens Information Fair »

Congressman Markwayne Mullin will host a Senior Citizens Information Fair next week at the J.I. Stipe Center in McAlester to…

Oct 17 2018 / No Comment / Read More »


Legislature

Murdock Wants Closer Look at Energy Taxation in Oklahoma »

Oklahoma Senator Casey Murdock wants lawmakers to take a closer look at how energy is taxed in our state. His requested interim study will be held Tuesday, October 23 in the Senate Hearing Room at 9:00 a.m. “Oklahomans may be aware of gross production taxes,…

Oct 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

OPEA Plans to Sue State Health Department on Behalf of Terminated Employees »

The impact of $30 million mismanaged by the Oklahoma State Health Department last year continues to impact the state government. This time, the Oklahoma Public Employees Association (OPEA) has announced its intention to sue the Health Department on behalf of the employees who were laid…

Oct 17 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Long Elected Ethics Commission Chair »

The Oklahoma Ethics Commission has elected Karen Long as its new chairwoman for through October 2019. Long is serving her second term as a commissioner. She was originally appointed by Speaker Chris Benge and re-appointed by Speaker Jeff Hickman. Long succeeds John Hawkins as chair.…

Oct 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Working Group Approves Medical Marijuana Testing Priorities, Discusses Banking Issues »

For the first time since it was formed the joint Medical Marijuana Working Group took a vote on a set of priorities for testing medical marijuana to ensure its safety. Before the vote, the lawmakers heard from the Oklahoma banking industry about how federal law…

Oct 11 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Remember in November Rally Set for October 27 »

A parent in Moore is organizing the “Remember in November” Rally to encourage voters to vote out incumbents who did not support public education during the previous legislative session. The Tulsa World’s Andrea Eger writes the organizer says the rally is a follow up event…

Oct 10 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

September General Revenue Fund Collections Miss the Mark »

A combination of “off-the-top” funding and a quirk in the gross production tax led to September’s General Revenue Fund (GRF) deposits missing the estimate by 1.5 percent. However, the $545.1 million is 7.9 percent more than collected in the same month last year. “The first…

Oct 10 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
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State Government

Pence Rallies Republicans in Tulsa for Stitt

Vice President Mike Pence used the Trump Administration’s example as what Oklahoma can expect if they elect Kevin Stitt as the next governor. The Tulsa World’s Randy Krehbiel writes the rally at the Mabee Center in…

Oct 19 2018 / Read More »

Property Owners Caught in Middle of Government, Wind Farm Developers

Property owners working with wind farm developers feel their rights are not being considered by regulators. Recently, a company suspended building the wind farm west of Hinton until the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) can complete a mitigation plan. …

Oct 18 2018 / Read More »

Murdock Wants Closer Look at Energy Taxation in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Senator Casey Murdock wants lawmakers to take a closer look at how energy is taxed in our state. His requested interim study will be held Tuesday, October 23 in the Senate Hearing Room at 9:00…

Oct 18 2018 / Read More »

OPEA Plans to Sue State Health Department on Behalf of Terminated Employees

The impact of $30 million mismanaged by the Oklahoma State Health Department last year continues to impact the state government. This time, the Oklahoma Public Employees Association (OPEA) has announced its intention to sue the Health…

Oct 17 2018 / Read More »

Lucas Endorses Stitt for Governor

It should come as no surprise, Congressman Frank Lucas has endorsed fellow Republican Kevin Stitt for Governor. The campaign and Lucas released the following statement on Monday. “I am proud to endorse Kevin Stitt for Governor…

Oct 16 2018 / Read More »
Politics

Pence Rallies Republicans in Tulsa for Stitt

Vice President Mike Pence used the Trump Administration’s example as what Oklahoma can expect if they elect Kevin Stitt as the next governor. The Tulsa World’s Randy Krehbiel writes the rally at the Mabee Center in…

Oct 19 2018 / Read More »

Lankford Calls Saudi Threats Idle

U.S. Senator James Lankford believes Saudi Arabian leaders do know what happened to missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. The oil rich country has threatened to make oil rise to $200 a barrel if the U.S.…

Oct 19 2018 / Read More »

Benge Awarded TRUST Guardian of Transportation Award

Former Speaker of the House and former Secretary of State Chris Benge was given the Guardian of Transportation Award by the Transportation Revenues Used Strictly for Transportation (TRUST) advocacy group. TRUST President Neal McCaleb said the…

Oct 19 2018 / Read More »

Property Owners Caught in Middle of Government, Wind Farm Developers

Property owners working with wind farm developers feel their rights are not being considered by regulators. Recently, a company suspended building the wind farm west of Hinton until the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) can complete a mitigation plan. …

Oct 18 2018 / Read More »

Murdock Wants Closer Look at Energy Taxation in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Senator Casey Murdock wants lawmakers to take a closer look at how energy is taxed in our state. His requested interim study will be held Tuesday, October 23 in the Senate Hearing Room at 9:00…

Oct 18 2018 / Read More »
Education

State Chamber, Oklahoma State School Boards Differ on SQ 800

State Question 800 would divert a portion of gross production taxes to a newly created Oklahoma Vision Fund to help smooth out state budget volatility due to fluctuating oil and natural gas tax collections, if approved…

Oct 15 2018 / Read More »

Remember in November Rally Set for October 27

A parent in Moore is organizing the “Remember in November” Rally to encourage voters to vote out incumbents who did not support public education during the previous legislative session. The Tulsa World’s Andrea Eger writes the…

Oct 10 2018 / Read More »

September General Revenue Fund Collections Miss the Mark

A combination of “off-the-top” funding and a quirk in the gross production tax led to September’s General Revenue Fund (GRF) deposits missing the estimate by 1.5 percent. However, the $545.1 million is 7.9 percent more than…

Oct 10 2018 / Read More »

OK Dept of Ed Receives $4 Million to Improve Native American Youth College Readiness

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister Monday announced that the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) has been awarded a nearly $4 million federal Native Youth Community Project (NYCP) grant aimed at improving college and…

Oct 9 2018 / Read More »

OCPA: A Breath of Fresh Air

By Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA) Oklahoma higher education is a notorious devourer of cash. That’s why new University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly is such a breath of fresh…

Oct 9 2018 / Read More »
Congress

Lankford Calls Saudi Threats Idle

U.S. Senator James Lankford believes Saudi Arabian leaders do know what happened to missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. The oil rich country has threatened to make oil rise to $200 a barrel if the U.S.…

Oct 19 2018 / Read More »

Mullin: What It Means to be Native American

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin The Boston Globe released Senator Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test results this week.  The analysis, done by a Stanford University professor, showed that Warren has somewhere between 1/64th and 1/1,024th Native American in…

Oct 18 2018 / Read More »

Mullin Challenges Michael Avenatti to MMA Fight in Tweet

  It appears Congressman Markwayne Mullin is flexing his muscles in defense of Donald Trump Jr. The Oklahoman’s Justin Wingerter writes Mullins sent a Tweet in response to Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti, who had challenged…

Oct 17 2018 / Read More »

Mullin Sets Date for Senior Citizens Information Fair

Congressman Markwayne Mullin will host a Senior Citizens Information Fair next week at the J.I. Stipe Center in McAlester to allow constituents who have questions or issues with the Social Security Administration to visit with him…

Oct 17 2018 / Read More »

Lucas Town Hall in Cheyenne Set for October 23

Congressman Frank Lucas will hold a town hall meeting in Cheyenne on October 23. Residents around this location are invited to attend and share their thoughts on current events in Washington. Lucas will be discussing his…

Oct 17 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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