‘Politics’ Category

McCall Forms Committee to Investigate Health Dept. Mismanagement

House Speaker Charles McCall intends to find out what went wrong with the Oklahoma Department of Health. He has assembled an investigation committee… 0

Inhofe Praises Trump for Action Against North Korea

President Trump’s action Monday to put North Korea on the list of state sponsors of terrorism gained approval from U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe…. 0

OCPA: The Mission Creep

By OCPA President Jonathan Small “In good times, I do think that it’s true that government is subject to ‘mission creep,’” my old… 0

Schulz Claims Surprise Over Fallin’s Budget Veto

Senate President Pro Tem Mike Schulz was surprised when he learned of Governor Fallin’s veto of the “cash and cuts” budget on Friday…. 3

Ownbey Not Running for Re-election

Rep. Pat Ownbey won’t be running for re-election for the House District 48 seat next year. The legislator made the announcement on his… 0

Murphey: Costello’s Example

By Rep. Jason Murphey I have made it a practice to keep on file notable correspondence both written and emailed. From time to… 0

Fallin Vetos Most of Budget Bill

Just hours after the Senate approved the “cuts and cash” budget bill and the Legislature ended the special session, Governor Fallin has vetoed… 4

Pay Cut for Legislators

Legislators will see their pay cut by 8.8 percent after the November 2018 elections. The Oklahoman’s Randy Ellis writes the Oklahoma Legislative Compensation… 0

Last Chance to Pass the Budget

The Senate will get to work Friday morning on what is being called the final chance to patch a budget hole which caused… 3

Senate Kills Sales Tax Exemption for Trucking Industry

The Senate killed a bill Thursday which would have given an exemption to trucking companies on the newly reestablished vehicle sales tax in… 1

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