January, 2015

Hofmeister Gains Standards Committee Seat

State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister wants a standards committee created by the Legislature to be subject to the open meetings law, she told the… 0

Lankford Votes For Keystone XL Pipeline

Senator James Lankford released the following statement in support of Senate passage of the Keystone XL pipeline by a 62-36 vote: “The Keystone… 0

Barresi Spent $1.3 Million

Former Schools Superintendent Janet Barresi spent $1.3 million on her losing reelection campaign: http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/2014_elections/janet-barresi-tops-list-of-political-donors-in-oklahoma/article_40afba5f-9bef-51c8-9409-a6479fc6d2c5.html

Board Of Education OKs Hofmeister Budget

The State Board of  Education today approved Schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister’s proposed budget: http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/education/state-superintendent-joy-hofmeister-offers-revised-education-budget-at-first/article_17fc4df5-c095-54e1-a875-30f28e2f7018.html

BREAKING NEWS: Kern Withdraws Anti-Gay Bill

Rep. Sally Kern (R-Oklahoma City) released the following statement today regarding House Bill 1597: “After further consideration, I have decided to withdraw House… 2

Gallup: Older Means Conservative

Gallup: Older generations in the U.S., including baby boomers, are twice as likely to describe their political views as conservative rather than liberal…. 0

Opinion: Health Care Policy Reforms Must Be Pursued

Jonathan Small & Senator Ervin Yen Many policy issues will be considered by the Legislature during the 2015 session. No doubt health care… 0

Four File For OKC Council Seats

The Oklahoman Four candidates filed Wednesday to run for Oklahoma City Council in the March 3 election. Four seats representing Wards 2, 5,… 0

Two Reporters Named Nation’s Best

The Washington Post has named The Oklahoman’s Chris Casteel and Sean Murphy of The Associated Press among the nation’s best political reporters.

McCarville: Kern’s Outrageous Bill

  Mike McCarville’s Opinion Which is the more disappointing: Rep. Sally Kern’s outrageous bill, or Governor Fallin’s weak-kneed response to it? Kern’s bill… 14

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