April, 2016

Video: Civil Asset Forfeiture Controversy Grows

The seizure of $53,000 in cash from a motorist in Muskogee County continues to stir up a hornet’s nest of outrage.

Video: Civil Asset Forfeiture Disaster

Civil asset forfeiture’s horror stories continue.

Court Decision Could Increase Workers’ Comp Insurance Rates

According to Insurance Commissioner John Doak, workers’ compensation insurance rates could increase due to a decision by the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Doak said… 0

Concerns for Foster Care System Improvements Rise as DHS Budget Cuts Loom

The Tulsa World’s Ginnie Graham reports concerns are on the rise about the impact budget cuts will have on the State Department of… 0

Governor Vetoes Vaccination Bill

Governor Fallin vetoed a bill Friday that she felt could lead to fewer vaccinations in the state at a time when vaccinations are… 1

Asset Forfeiture Scandal In Muskogee County Isn’t Over

The civil asset forfeiture scandal in Muskogee County isn’t over yet. http://www.reddirtreport.com/red-dirt-politics/aclu-investigates-civil-asset-forfeiture-claiming-%E2%80%98incompetence-or-corruption%E2%80%99  

Lankford Wants Missing Bibles Explanation

Senator James Lankford and Rep. J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Co-Chairmen of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, sent a letter Thursday to the Secretary of… 0

Liz McNeill’s Under The Dome

On today’s Under the Dome, Rep. Lisa Billy (R-Purcell) goes over the rejection process on Senate amendments on the House floor.  Rep. George… 0

Ben Blackstock Dead At 90

Ben Blackstock, longtime leader of the Oklahoma Press Assocation, has died at age 90. http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/state/ben-blackstock-former-leader-of-oklahoma-press-association-dies-at/article_42191dc8-62a5-5819-b191-9b2aa6d33cb4.html

Fallin Signs Seizure Fee Recovery Bill

Governor Fallin has signed Senate Bill 1113, which would allow the recovery of attorney fees by those who have unjustly had their assets… 2

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