‘State Government’ Category

Legislators Consider Income Tax Changes in Step Up Oklahoma Plan

The Step Up Oklahoma Plan continues to dominate talks at the Capitol including how to restructure the individual income tax code while protecting… 0

Lepak Files “Strong Governor” Legislation

More elements of the Step Up Oklahoma plan are surfacing in legislation filed last week. Rep. Mark Lepak filed four measures which re-structures… 0

Callahan Reappointed to OSU/A&M Board of Regents

Governor Mary Fallin announced Friday she has reappointed Jarold Callahan to the Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges (OSU/A&M)…. 0

Jolly Throws Support Behind Costello Labor Commissioner Campaign

Cathy Costello gets a nod of approval in her run for Labor Commissioner from political strategist Stuart Jolly. The endorsement was announced over… 0

Murphey: Grass Roots Ideas Have Hard Legislative Road Ahead

By Jason Murphey It is the time of year when legislators file legislation for the next session. Every so often I feel it… 0

Fallin Amends Call of Special Session

Governor Fallin late Friday afternoon amended the call of the second special session of the 56th Legislature, which has been in recess since… 2

Nearly 1,900 Bills Filed by Oklahoma Legislators

The bills for the Second Session of the 56th Legislature have been filed as the deadline passed on Thursday. In the House, 1,193… 0

Edmondson Calls for 7-Percent GPT

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson is calling for gross production taxes to be increased to seven percent. The Oklahoman’s Chris Castel writes Edmondson… 2

Cleveland Tells Wind Industry, ‘Government is Not Your Sugar Daddy’

Rep. Bobby Cleveland is submitting legislation to halt tax incentives for renewable resources. If passed, it would impact the wind and solar power… 5

Ritze Wants to Cap Governor, Agency Heads Pay

Rep. Mike Ritze has asked the House staff to write a bill that would put caps on the salary of the Governor, agency… 2

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