‘State Government’ Category

“The Flying Pig” Bill Moves Forward

An effort to make it easier to eradicate the feral hog population in Oklahoma cleared a legislative hurdle when the House passed House… 0

Oklahoma Supreme Court Throws Out Attorney General’s Medical Marijuana Ballot Rewrite

The Oklahoma Supreme Court threw out the Attorney General’s version of a medical marijuana ballot title and restored the previous language written by… 0

Maughan Calls for Increased Oversight of Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office

In response to last week’s audit of the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office, County Commissioner Brian Maughan called for the formation of an oversight… 0

Rainy Day Fund Use Concerns House Members

Members who sit on the House Appropriations and Budget committee aired their concerns over the depleted funds in the state’s Rainy Day Fund…. 0

Special Election Set for Shortey, Martin Legislative Seats

Governor Fallin Monday ordered special elections to fill the vacancies in Oklahoma Senate District 44, caused by the immediate resignation of Ralph Shortey,… 0

Murphey: Service Taxes Could Disrupt Oklahoma Real Estate Market

By Rep. Jason Murphey Over the past few months Oklahomans have been hearing about the attempt to enact a new tax on “services.”… 0

Edmondson Serious about Run for Governor in 2018

It appears the decision has all been but made by former Attorney General Drew Edmondson to run for Governor on behalf of Democrats… 0

Jones Considering Possible Bid for Governor in 2018

Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones created a social media buzz when he announced the formation of a committee to explore his future.  … 0

Med Malpractice Reform Could Unintentionally Expose Doctors to More Lawsuits

Senate Bill 762 passed the Senate last week, but now some feel it could increase a doctor’s chances of being in a medical… 0

Faught’s Defense of Anti-Abortion Measure Catches Attention of Washington Post

As the Oklahoma House debated House Bill 1549, Rep. George Faught said that “God can bring beauty from the ashes,” referring to pregnancies… 0

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