‘Legislature’ Category

White Outlines Mental Health Budget Cuts

The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services announced Wednesday what the impact of cuts would look like going forward. Commissioner… 0

Crocker Announces Run for Sparks’ Senate District 16 Seat

Ed Crocker, 31 year Norman resident, announced Wednesday his candidacy for State Senate in the November 2018 election.  Senate District 16 is an… 0

Pay Cut Could Be in the Works for Legislators

A possible pay cut for legislators could be in the works. The Oklahoman’s Dale Denwalt writes the Legislative Compensation Board left the lawmakers’… 0

OCPA: Another Red River Rivalry

By OCPA President Jonathan Small   Each year in October, Oklahoma’s eyes turn south of the Red River to the Cotton Bowl in… 1

Still Waiting

The capitol building has gone dark to replace the electrical system, so it will be at least another week before the Legislature can… 0

Murphey: More Decline of Transparency in the Legislature

By Rep. Jason Murphey Last week I described a key moment from the 2015 legislative session that put the Oklahoma Legislature on a… 1

Former Oklahoma Senator Long Passes Away Thursday

Former Oklahoma Senator Ed Long passed away Thursday morning. EnidNews.com’s Ryan Miller writes the Enid Democrat represented District 19 from 1988 to 1996…. 0

Agencies Told to Cut Budgets without Legislative Solution

The Department of Human Services, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and the Oklahoma Health Care Authority have been instructed to… 0

Closing the Capitol for Renovation

Starting Friday evening, the Oklahoma Capitol will be closed through Sunday, October 22 to replace the building’s electrical system. It is part of… 0

September General Revenue Fund Deposits Hit Estimate

General Revenue Fund collections in September were $505.1 million and came in flat when compared with the monthly estimate. However, collections to the GRF… 0

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