‘Education’ Category

Russell’s Waste Watch Focuses on Education Waste

Congressman Steve Russell focuses on education spending in the latest edition of his Waste Watch series. This time he identifies ten examples of… 0

Lankford Questions DeVos During Appropriations Hearing

Senator James Lankford got the opportunity to question Education Secretary Betsy DeVos concerning the White House budget proposal for the Department of Education…. 0

Small: Getting Real About Government Spending

By Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs President Jonathan Small We heard it over and over again from the first day of the 2017… 0

Budget Deal Surfaces

As the countdown to the end of the regular legislative session moves from days to hours, a budget for the next fiscal year… 0

Murphey: The Tax Increase Onslaught Continues

By Rep. Jason Murphey Last Monday, legislative leaders positioned Oklahoma to join one other state and several left-leaning cities (including Chicago and Pasadena)… 0

Teacher Pay Raise, Cigarette Tax Proposals Still Alive in Committee

Two bills to give teachers a raise and a bill to reapportion cigarette taxes should an increase be passed were given committee approval… 0

Richardson Releases State Budget Plan

Republican gubernatorial candidate Gary Richardson is pitching a state budget plan of this own, called the Kitchen Table Plan. He says the plan… 2

Hickman Newest State Regent for Higher Education

Governor Fallin Monday announced she has appointed former House Speaker Jeff Hickman to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Hickman, of Fairview,… 0

Lankford Joins Effort for Accurate Count of Benefit Eligible Native American Students

The last official count for Native American students eligible for the Johnson O’Malley (JOM) program, a program that provides cultural and academic assistance… 0

Teacher Pay Raise Bill Doesn’t Make the Cut

A House bill containing a teacher pay raise plan didn’t make the cut on Thursday. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt writes the Senate did… 0

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