‘Legislature’ Category

Osborn Sets Sights on Labor Commissioner Office, Gains Speaker McCall’s Support

Rep. Leslie Osborn has confirmed the rumors are true that she will run for Labor Commissioner in the 2018 elections. Earlier this week,… 0

Video: Gaddis Sworn in as House Member

Karen Gaddis is the latest person to take the Oklahoma House Oath of Office. She was sworn in as the Representative from House… 0

Final Fiscal Year GRF Receipts Enough to Pay the Bills

With General Revenue Fund collections in June beating the monthly estimate, Fiscal Year 2017 GRF receipts fell $175.9 million, or 3.4 percent, short… 0

Radio: Cleveland Discusses DHS Cuts, Osborn Removal from A&B Chair

Rep. Bobby Cleveland joined Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones on KOKC Radio’s The Tod Tucker Show talking about the cuts announced by the… 1

Schulz Announces Senate Interim Studies

President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz announced Wednesday approval of interim studies requested by members of the Oklahoma Senate. A total of 44 interim… 2

Democrats Back Osborn After Ouster

Minutes after The McCarville Report broke the news that Rep. Leslie Osborn was replaced as budget chair, Oklahoma Democrats voiced their support for… 2

Osborn Out as House Budget Chair

Several House members Tuesday told The McCarville Report that Speaker Charles McCall had replaced Rep. Leslie Osborn as House Appropriations and Budget Chair… 3

DHS Cuts Prove Controversial Among House Members

When the Department of Human Services announced cuts to several programs despite an increase in appropriations last week, it began a firestorm among… 0

Murphey: Optimism Ruined by Tax Increase Narrative

By Rep. Jason Murphey In last week’s article, I described my initial optimism for this year’s legislative session and detailed the opportunities afforded… 0

Lawmakers Want to Increase “Zone of Safety” Around Victims of Sex Crimes

Three lawmakers are throwing their support behind an effort to push sex offenders further away from their victims. House Bill 1124 is authored… 0

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