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Oklahomans for Cannabis Breaks with Advocacy Groups Forming Draft Legislation »

Oklahomans for Cannabis has issued its own draft legislation in hopes the Legislature would adopt it as the framework for medical marijuana in Oklahoma. The Tulsa World’s Samantha Vicent writes…

Aug 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Edmondson Challenges Republican Opponents on Transparency »

While Kevin Stitt and Mick Cornett are duking it out for the Republican nomination in the Oklahoma governor’s race, Democrat nominee Drew Edmondson is questioning their financial transparency. The independent…

Aug 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Powell Would Stop OSBI From Restricting Medical Marijuana Users Gun Rights »

Libertarian gubernatorial runoff candidate Chris Powell announced if elected, he would stop the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation from taking the gun rights of Oklahomans who legally use medical marijuana.…

Aug 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Stitt Campaign Claims Healthy Injection of Cash from Runoff Election Donors »

Republican governor runoff contender Kevin Stitt’s campaign claims to have added another million dollars to its war chest. It announced Monday it has raised more than a $1 million from…

Aug 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

OCPA: OU Hire Should Respect Oklahomans »

By Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA) The University of Oklahoma is kicking off a national search for an associate vice president of university community.…

Aug 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Negative Ads Begin Airing in GOP Governor’s Runoff Race »

Negative TV ads have begun airing in the Republican gubernatorial runoff between Tulsa businessman Kevin Stitt and former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett. The Oklahoman’s Chris Casteel writes the anti-Cornett…

Aug 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin to Repay Mistaken $40K Payment, Stop Appearing in Company Commericals »

The U.S. House Committee on Ethics reached a decision that has Congressman Markwayne Mullin repaying $40,000 paid to him by mistake in 2013, and he has to stop appearing in…

Aug 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Lewandowski Named to Grand River Dam Authority »

Governor Fallin Friday announced the appointment of Michael Lewandowski to the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA). He is replacing Edward Townsend, whose term expires. Lewandowski, of Afton, will serve a…

Aug 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

State Information Security Officer Finds No Wrongdoing with OK Veterans Affairs Medical Records Access »

Oklahoma Chief Information Security Officer Mark Gower determined the use of smart phones at Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs centers to access medical records during an Internet outage did not…

Aug 10 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Russell Participates in Roundtable Discussion on DACA »

Congressman Steve Russell joined a roundtable discussion in Oklahoma City Thursday focused on the future of DACA recipients. Russell supports a permanent solution from Congress to keep the DACA program…

Aug 10 2018 / 1 Comment / Read More »
General

Oklahomans for Cannabis Breaks with Advocacy Groups Forming Draft Legislation »

Oklahomans for Cannabis has issued its own draft legislation in hopes the Legislature would adopt it as the framework for…

Aug 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Edmondson Challenges Republican Opponents on Transparency »

While Kevin Stitt and Mick Cornett are duking it out for the Republican nomination in the Oklahoma governor’s race, Democrat…

Aug 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Powell Would Stop OSBI From Restricting Medical Marijuana Users Gun Rights »

Libertarian gubernatorial runoff candidate Chris Powell announced if elected, he would stop the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation from taking…

Aug 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Stitt Campaign Claims Healthy Injection of Cash from Runoff Election Donors »

Republican governor runoff contender Kevin Stitt’s campaign claims to have added another million dollars to its war chest. It announced…

Aug 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

OCPA: OU Hire Should Respect Oklahomans »

By Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA) The University of Oklahoma is kicking off a…

Aug 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Negative Ads Begin Airing in GOP Governor’s Runoff Race »

Negative TV ads have begun airing in the Republican gubernatorial runoff between Tulsa businessman Kevin Stitt and former Oklahoma City…

Aug 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Mullin to Repay Mistaken $40K Payment, Stop Appearing in Company Commericals »

The U.S. House Committee on Ethics reached a decision that has Congressman Markwayne Mullin repaying $40,000 paid to him by…

Aug 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Lewandowski Named to Grand River Dam Authority »

Governor Fallin Friday announced the appointment of Michael Lewandowski to the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA). He is replacing Edward…

Aug 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

State Information Security Officer Finds No Wrongdoing with OK Veterans Affairs Medical Records Access »

Oklahoma Chief Information Security Officer Mark Gower determined the use of smart phones at Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs centers…

Aug 10 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Russell Participates in Roundtable Discussion on DACA »

Congressman Steve Russell joined a roundtable discussion in Oklahoma City Thursday focused on the future of DACA recipients. Russell supports…

Aug 10 2018 / 1 Comment / Read More »


Legislature

Oklahomans for Cannabis Breaks with Advocacy Groups Forming Draft Legislation »

Oklahomans for Cannabis has issued its own draft legislation in hopes the Legislature would adopt it as the framework for medical marijuana in Oklahoma. The Tulsa World’s Samantha Vicent writes the move is considered a split with other cannabis advocacy groups working on legislation in…

Aug 14 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

State Information Security Officer Finds No Wrongdoing with OK Veterans Affairs Medical Records Access »

Oklahoma Chief Information Security Officer Mark Gower determined the use of smart phones at Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs centers to access medical records during an Internet outage did not violate federal health information privacy laws as three lawmakers claimed earlier this week. The Oklahoman’s…

Aug 10 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Vision Fund State Question Placed on November Ballot »

There are now five state questions voters will be asked to decide in November as Governor Fallin places State Question 800, the Vision Fund question, on the ballot. If approved by voters, SQ 800 would create the Oklahoma Vision Fund and would divert at least…

Aug 10 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Three Legislators Call Out OK Veterans Affairs for Alleged HIPPA Violations »

Representatives Brian Renegar, Chuck Hoskin and David Perryman are calling out the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs for allegedly violating HIPPA laws during a software outage in late July. The Oklahoman’s Justin Wingerter writes the trio have sent a letter to Governor Fallin asking for…

Aug 9 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Medical Marijuana Working Group Meets with Health Department’s OMMA Staff »

The bicameral medical marijuana group met again Wednesday. This time they heard from the Health Department’s staff who currently comprise the inner workings of the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority. During the hearing, interim Health Commissioner Tom Bates explained what actions have been taken since voters passed…

Aug 9 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Stitt, Cornett Cover State Issues in Televised Debate »

In what appears to be a close race, GOP gubernatorial candidates Kevin Stitt and Mick Cornett faced each other in a televised debate on Griffin Communication’s KWTV News 9/KOTV News on 6 on Tuesday. Both candidates kept their cool and outlined their positions on topics…

Aug 8 2018 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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State Government

Oklahomans for Cannabis Breaks with Advocacy Groups Forming Draft Legislation

Oklahomans for Cannabis has issued its own draft legislation in hopes the Legislature would adopt it as the framework for medical marijuana in Oklahoma. The Tulsa World’s Samantha Vicent writes the move is considered a split…

Aug 14 2018 / Read More »

Edmondson Challenges Republican Opponents on Transparency

While Kevin Stitt and Mick Cornett are duking it out for the Republican nomination in the Oklahoma governor’s race, Democrat nominee Drew Edmondson is questioning their financial transparency. The independent journalism organization, Oklahoma Watch, recently requested…

Aug 14 2018 / Read More »

Powell Would Stop OSBI From Restricting Medical Marijuana Users Gun Rights

Libertarian gubernatorial runoff candidate Chris Powell announced if elected, he would stop the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation from taking the gun rights of Oklahomans who legally use medical marijuana. The OSBI recently announced it would…

Aug 14 2018 / Read More »

Stitt Campaign Claims Healthy Injection of Cash from Runoff Election Donors

Republican governor runoff contender Kevin Stitt’s campaign claims to have added another million dollars to its war chest. It announced Monday it has raised more than a $1 million from individual donations. “I am honored by…

Aug 14 2018 / Read More »

OCPA: OU Hire Should Respect Oklahomans

By Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA) The University of Oklahoma is kicking off a national search for an associate vice president of university community. “We can and must do more…

Aug 14 2018 / Read More »
Politics

Oklahomans for Cannabis Breaks with Advocacy Groups Forming Draft Legislation

Oklahomans for Cannabis has issued its own draft legislation in hopes the Legislature would adopt it as the framework for medical marijuana in Oklahoma. The Tulsa World’s Samantha Vicent writes the move is considered a split…

Aug 14 2018 / Read More »

Edmondson Challenges Republican Opponents on Transparency

While Kevin Stitt and Mick Cornett are duking it out for the Republican nomination in the Oklahoma governor’s race, Democrat nominee Drew Edmondson is questioning their financial transparency. The independent journalism organization, Oklahoma Watch, recently requested…

Aug 14 2018 / Read More »

Powell Would Stop OSBI From Restricting Medical Marijuana Users Gun Rights

Libertarian gubernatorial runoff candidate Chris Powell announced if elected, he would stop the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation from taking the gun rights of Oklahomans who legally use medical marijuana. The OSBI recently announced it would…

Aug 14 2018 / Read More »

Stitt Campaign Claims Healthy Injection of Cash from Runoff Election Donors

Republican governor runoff contender Kevin Stitt’s campaign claims to have added another million dollars to its war chest. It announced Monday it has raised more than a $1 million from individual donations. “I am honored by…

Aug 14 2018 / Read More »

OCPA: OU Hire Should Respect Oklahomans

By Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA) The University of Oklahoma is kicking off a national search for an associate vice president of university community. “We can and must do more…

Aug 14 2018 / Read More »
Education

OCPA: OU Hire Should Respect Oklahomans

By Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA) The University of Oklahoma is kicking off a national search for an associate vice president of university community. “We can and must do more…

Aug 14 2018 / Read More »

Stitt, Cornett Cover State Issues in Televised Debate

In what appears to be a close race, GOP gubernatorial candidates Kevin Stitt and Mick Cornett faced each other in a televised debate on Griffin Communication’s KWTV News 9/KOTV News on 6 on Tuesday. Both candidates…

Aug 8 2018 / Read More »

OCPA: Emergency?

By Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA) We continue to see news stories about “emergency” certifications for teachers who didn’t take the traditional certification route to get a teaching license. But…

Aug 7 2018 / Read More »

Voters to Decide Change in School Funding this November

State Question 801 is now on the November general election ballot. The measure asks voters if they want to allow school districts to use property tax revenue, now used primarily for building funds, for operational costs.…

Aug 3 2018 / Read More »

Shumate Claims OU Making False Accusations

Former OU chief diversity officer and Oklahoma Senator Jabar Shumate is claiming the University of Oklahoma is making false accusations against his character. It was announced earlier this week Shumate and OU had parted ways. The Oklahoman’s…

Jul 26 2018 / Read More »
Congress

Mullin to Repay Mistaken $40K Payment, Stop Appearing in Company Commericals

The U.S. House Committee on Ethics reached a decision that has Congressman Markwayne Mullin repaying $40,000 paid to him by mistake in 2013, and he has to stop appearing in commercials for his businesses. The Tulsa…

Aug 13 2018 / Read More »

Russell Participates in Roundtable Discussion on DACA

Congressman Steve Russell joined a roundtable discussion in Oklahoma City Thursday focused on the future of DACA recipients. Russell supports a permanent solution from Congress to keep the DACA program going and preventing the deportation of…

Aug 10 2018 / Read More »

Mullin: American Pastor Brunson Should be Released Immediately

By Congressman Markwayne Mullin In 2016, Turkish militia attempted a coup to overthrow the government and unseat Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.  President Erdogan blamed Fethullah Gulen, who fled to the United States two decades ago. …

Aug 9 2018 / Read More »

Lucas Schedules Five Town Halls for Next Week

Congressman Frank Lucas will hold five town hall meetings in Weatherford, El Reno, Stillwater, Sapulpa, and Chandler on August 14th and August 15th. Residents of these locations are invited to attend and share their thoughts on…

Aug 8 2018 / Read More »

Lucas Schedules Two Town Hall Meetings for Friday

Congressman Frank Lucas will hold town hall meetings in Kingfisher and Enid on August 10th. Residents of these locations are invited to attend and share their thoughts on current events in Washington. Lucas will be discussing…

Aug 6 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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