January, 2015

Former Senator Jerry Smith Dead At 71

Tulsa World Longtime state Senator Jerry L. Smith, who had been retired from the Oklahoma Legislature for a decade, died Friday. He was… 1

Krauthammer Headlines OCPA Dinner

Charles Krauthammer is again the featured speaker at an Oklahoma Council of Pubic Affairs event, the annual Citizenship Dinner. Tickets for the April… 0

Social Media: What Brandon Dutcher Said…

Brandon Dutcher of OCPA on Facebook Homeschoolers agree: School choice gives parents an opportunity to decide what is best for the education of… 0

SoonerPoll: 97.8% Support Higher Teacher Pay

Oklahomans overwhelmingly support higher pay for teachers, according to a new SoonerPoll. Only 1.4% of the respondents opposed higher teacher pay; 58% believe… 2

Social Media: What He/She Photographed

Labor Commissioner Mark Costello is on Facebook with this photo of Elgin Middle School Students during Colonial Day at the Capitol.

Long-missing Capitol Sconces Reinstalled

Workers install first of two restored sconces outside the Senate Chamber.  Original to the building when it was first completed in 1917, the… 0

Romney Tells Oklahomans He’s Out

Mitt Romney today told supporters, including numerous Oklahomans, that he will not seek the presidency in 2016. The announcement came in a conference call… 0

Majority Designs Wins C&E Awards

Another Oklahoma consulting firm has been cited for excellence. For the fourth straight year, Campaigns & Elections trade magazine has awarded Majority Designs its top… 0

Officials Back School Choice

Appearing at a press conference promoting School Choice week were Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt, Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, Senator Clark Jolley, Rep…. 1

Lankford Gets 5 Appropriations Subcommittee Seats

The powerful Senate Committee on Appropriations today named Senator James Lankford to five Subcommittees: Energy and Water Development; Commerce, Justice, Science; Financial Services… 0

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