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OKG Newsletter


Topic: ballot

MAPS threat lingers

Issues remain and voters react after questions were raised about constitutionality of MAPS 3 projects.


News

Tim Farley
Vowing to avoid a political battle, Oklahoma City attorney David Slane contended this week that his research into the constitutionality of the 2009 MAPS 3 measure is aimed at protecting the public. Recently, Slane and his legal team questioned whether the ballot language violated the state’s single-subject rule, which prohibits unrelated issues from being placed on a single ballot question. The MAPS 3 ballot centered on a sales tax extension that would finance eight separate projects.
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Hunkered down

Parents who lost children in May 20 tornadoes are fighting mad about what they feel are attempts to sabotage their attempt to get storm shelters built in schools.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Attorney General Scott Pruitt are trying to sabotage a citizen-led effort to place storm shelters in every public school, say two mothers whose children perished in the May 20 tornado.
 
Friday, October 18, 2013

Court gives mixed ruling in storm shelter fight


News

Ben Felder
Advocates for a plan to construct storm shelters in schools called Tuesday’s Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling a “mixed bag.”
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

It’s coming!

It’s that time of year: Oklahoma Gazette’s Best of OKC nomination ballots hit streets next week.


News

Jennifer Chancellor
Oklahoma Gazette’s Best of OKC contest is a Millennial baby. Born in 1985, this year marks its 30th birthday.
 
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Going to pot

Sen. Connie Johnson views the marijuana legalization effort as good public policy, not as a campaign tactic.


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Ben Felder
Connie Johnson and Mary Jane make for a good match — politically speaking, that is.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
 
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