August, 2017

Legal Challenge to Liquor Modernization Law Dismissed

The challenge to Oklahoma’s liquor modernization efforts was dismissed in federal court on Thursday. The Oklahoman’s Brianna Bailey writes liquor store owners filed… 0

Budget Document Stirs Controversy

A budget document which outlines more than a $1 billion in possible tax increases and enhancements, first reported by The McCarville Report, kept… 0

Reaction to Surfaced Budget Negotiation Document

Oklahoma leaders and budget negotiators are reacting to the revelation of a document which identifies more than a billion dollars in possible tax revenue… 1

Inhofe Ends Pigeon Shoot Fundraisers

For years, animal rights groups have been trying to get U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe to stop hosting annual pigeon shoots to raise money…. 4

Norman Town Hall Gets Heated for Cole

Things got a little heated at the Norman town hall meeting held by Congressman Tom Cole earlier this week. The Oklahoman’s Justin Wingerter… 0

Hunter Announces Members of Commission on Opioid Abuse

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter Wednesday announced the names of the individuals who will serve on the Oklahoma Commission on Opioid Abuse. Attorney… 1

Fallin, Democrats Close in on Billion-Dollar Revenue Bargain

Multiple sources close to the recent budget negotiations have confirmed that Governor Fallin and House Democrats are nearing agreement on a billion-dollar revenue… 6

Line Item Budget Process Proposed

Seven Oklahoma Senators are working together on legislation to require the Legislature to approve line-item budgets for agencies appropriated more than $100 million… 0

Cole, Russell Comment on Trump Afghanistan Strategy

A day after President Trump outlined his strategy on the way forward in Afghanistan, Congressmen Tom Cole and Steve Russell provided their insights…. 0

Task Force Seeks Public Comment Concerning Occupational Licenses on Wednesday

The public will get the opportunity to comment on Oklahoma’s occupational licenses during the Occupational Licensing Task Force hearing on Wednesday. The meeting… 0

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