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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Randy Terrill

Mid-session legislative awards

Have legislators fulfilled promises?


Kyle D. Loveless
The Legislature is getting close to the halfway point, and before you know it, lawmakers will be adjourning for the year. Have they fulfilled promises, or are they just playing the political version of the four-corners offense?
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Fractured family

Feuding factions within the Oklahoma Republican Party could disrupt funding of state agencies.


Clifton Adcock
Pastor Tom Vineyard of Windsor Hills Baptist Church stood before the Oklahoma House of Representatives April 18 and bowed his head.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Terrill Trouble, Part We've-lost-count


Gazette staff

A months-long inquiry by the Oklahoma House of Representatives into allegations against Rep. Randy Terrill of bribery recently concluded.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Standing trial

A judge ruled state Rep. Randy Terrill and former Democratic Sen. Debbe Leftwich should be tried on bribery charges.


Clifton Adcock
A judge ruled that there was enough evidence for state Rep. Randy Terrill, R-Moore, and former Democratic Sen. Debbe Leftwich to stand trial. The preliminary hearing that wrapped up Nov. 4 began Oct. 31 and ran through most of the week.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

‘Business as usual’

The pending trial of current and former legislators is heightening awareness of political gamesmanship.


Clifton Adcock
The testimony presented at the preliminary hearing of state Rep. Randy Terrill, R-Moore, and former Oklahoma City Democratic Sen. Debbe Leftwich, provided more than enough evidence, according to a judge, to send the two to stand trial on bribery charges.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Rumble at the runoff


Gazette staff
Who would have believed the state House district that spawned Randy Terrill would be ground zero for one of the nastiest primary campaigns in the state?
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Viva la comunidad

Five years after a controversial state law sought to reduce illegal immigration, the impact on OKC’s Latino community appears minimal.


Peter Wright
The Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act of 2007, better known as House Bill 1804, was tough for its day. It remains the gravitational center of illegal immigration arguments in Oklahoma, even as it has been dissected by lawsuits, eclipsed by bills in other states and rendered less relevant by an increasingly young and legal Latino community.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

A real maverick

The term of D.A. David Prater has been marked by tough, and often controversial, decisions.


Clifton Adcock
It was a sunny May morning in 2009 and Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater had just finished dropping off his daughter at school when his cell phone rang.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012