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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Governor

Mansion party!

Septemberfest activities include history re-enactors, storytellers and more.


Carmen Forman
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

End academic segregation


Mike Brake
The 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision that ended race-based school segregation recognized that it was unconstitutional to jam black kids into inadequate schools.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Telling his side

Former Gov. David Hall pens a memoir that contends he was wrongly convicted of bribery and extortion.


Carol Cole-Frowe
David Hall
12 p.m. Saturday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

There’s something about Mary


Gazette staff
Governing magazine digs our gov. A Feb. 10 story assessing the performance of rookie governors gave Gov. Mary Fallin high marks for maneuvering the tricky split between mainstream Republicans and tea party supporters.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Oklahoma is not OK

Letters to the Editor

D.W. Tiffee
In support of Republican plans to eliminate the state income tax, the deranged Oklahoma Council on Public Affairs claims that “states with no income tax and with the lowest overall tax burdens consistently outperform the high-tax states, the national average and Oklahoma.” (Commentary, “Point: Phase out state personal income tax,” Feb. 1, Oklahoma Gazette).
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Fallin appoints Native liaison

DOD agent Jacque Secondine Hensley named to position in governor’s office.


Clifton Adcock
Almost two years after the elimination of the Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission, Gov. Mary Fallin announced July 10 that she was appointing a Native American liaison to her office.
Thursday, July 12, 2012

Parole division

State Question 762 asks voters to decide whether to remove the governor from nonviolent offenders’ parole decisions.


Tim Farley
Gov. Mary Fallin will not support State Question 762, which would take the state’s chief executive officer out of the loop in connection with parole cases involving nonviolent offenders.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

A shameful turn

Letters to the Editor

Kevin Acers
When Gov. Fallin announced that Oklahoma will not participate in the expansion of Medicaid under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, she revealed political cowardice and recklessness of judgment. She may as well have proclaimed of our state’s low-income citizens, “Let them eat cake.”
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Fallin fails

Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Gov. Mary Fallin’s ruthless refusal to expand Medicaid coverage to low-income Oklahomans is typical of the way her past political actions have harmed Oklahomans.
Friday, January 18, 2013