‘State Government’ Category

Murphey: Taxpayer Dollar Abuse

Rep. Jason Murphey Think about the means by which a business prepares its budget. Each business unit submits its operational plans and budget… 1

Insurance Department Unit Helps Reduce Medical Costs

Oklahoma Insurance Department Medicare beneficiaries are saving thousands of dollars after reviewing their Part D plan with the Oklahoma Insurance Department’s Medicare Assistance… 0

Fallin Requests Health Care Authority Terminate Planned Parenthood Contracts

Governor Fallin is calling for the Oklahoma Health Care Authority to terminate contracts with Planned Parenthood affiliates, but probably not for the reason… 0

Brown Critical of Energy Tax Breaks, OIPA Fires Back

Rep. Mike Brown took a swing at Republicans and the oil and gas industry, blaming them for the budget shortfall last year. Brown… 0

Capitol Cornerstone Centennial Marked

Oklahomans braved a stiff wind and steady drizzle today to celebrate the centennial of the Capitol cornerstone laying, commemorating both an important event… 0

Lankford Applauds Fallin’s Foster Parent Initiative

Senator James Lankford applauds Governor Fallin’s new Oklahoma Fosters Initiative to help address the needs of the approximately 11,000 children in the state’s… 0

Task Force Created to Address Alleged Fraud in Swink Public Schools

The Oklahoma State Board of Education will create a special task force because of allegations of misappropriation of funds at Swink Public Schools…. 1

Jason Murphey: The Impending State Budget Deficit

By Rep. Jason Murphey It’s a state budget shortfall which some believe could run as high as one billion dollars. Despite this large… 0

Ouch: Tax Collections Off By 10%

General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in October missed the official estimate by 10.2 percent as government revenues continued softening under the weight of… 1

Fallin Names Melissa McLawhorn Houston As Labor Commissioner

Governor Fallin today announced she will appoint Melissa McLawhorn Houston to be the state’s labor commissioner until January 2019. Houston, who has been… 1

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