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Archive for: January 26th, 2013

Editorial Slaps GOP ‘Strong desire to pass new laws’

The Oklahoman

This year Oklahoma legislators have filed 2,378 bills and 77 joint resolutions — 2,455 in all. That was up by about 200 compared with last year. According to the 2012 Session in Review and 2003 Session Highlights reports produced by state House fiscal staff, the number of bills and joint resolutions filed this year was the most since 2009. More notably, this year’s total is the second-highest in the past 20 years. Filing legislation isn’t the same thing as passing laws; only about 400 measures are typically signed by the governor each year. Still, it is ironic that a Legislature with Republican supermajorities has shown such a strong desire to pass new laws. One has to hope many of these bills are repealers, not new law. If not, given that big Democratic majorities in 1993 got by with just 1,475 measures, shouldn’t small-government Republicans be able to do the same?


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AFP, GOP Plan February Special Events

capitol4Americans For Prosperity-Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Republican Party plan special events in February.

AFP plans a dinner with Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform.

For tickets: Click here to purchase your ticket today!

An Evening with Grover Norquist

Wednesday, February 6

5:30 Reception

6:30 Dinner

Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame (Jim Thorpe Events Center)

4040 N. Lincoln Boulevard Oklahoma City, OK

Tickets Single Ticket – $50 Couple Ticket – $37.50 (must purchase minimum of 2)

Sponsor Levels Stars and Stripes Sponsor – $1,000 (4 tickets) Liberty Sponsor – $2,500 (6 tickets) Prosperity Sponsor – $5,000 (8 tickets)

Click here to purchase your ticket today!

The Oklahoma Republican Party’s event, a congressional dinner, is due on Saturday, February 23.

The Renaissance Hotel

6808 South 107th East Avenue

Tulsa, OK

5:30 pm- Roundtable Discussion with Delegation (Limited to 20)

6:00 pm- Reception with Delegation Photo Opportunity

7:00 pm- Dinner and Remarks from Delegation

RSVP : (405) 528-3501 or robbie@okgop.com or get your tickets here:       


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