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OKG Newsletter


Topic: kris steele

Fractured family

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


Features

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

Is Sally Kern an aberration?

For the GOP to not condemn Kern is to condone her actions.


Commentary

Sen. Andrew Rice
Being the Democratic nominee for United States Senate in 2008, when then-candidate Barack Obama was the nominee for president, was an eye-opening experience.
 
Friday, April 29, 2011

End of session grades

They got done early, but did they do well?


Commentary

Kyle D. Loveless
To those who occupy the people’s house and upper chamber on 23rd and Lincoln, congratulations are in order. They have finished their obligations and will adjourn for the year a week early.
 
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Shannon elected speaker-designate

The sixth-generation Oklahoman has served in the state legislature since 2006.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma House Republican Caucus elected what will likely be the state’s first black speaker of the House at an Oct. 17 meeting at the state Capitol.
 
Friday, October 21, 2011

Proceed with caution


Commentary

Larkin Warner
In mid-January, Gov. Mary Fallin and three of state government’s top financial officers made what must have been a stressful trip to New York City.
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Not child’s play

Moves to eliminate the state personal income tax include scrapping the child care tax credit.


News

Thomas Larson
It’s never hard to sell a tax cut, particularly around tax day.
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Ill-conceived


CFN

Gazette staff
Not wanting to come away with fertilized egg on its face, the state House of Representatives will not be hearing the so-called personhood bill.
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Counterpoint: : Real reform is still wanting


Commentary

Ryan Kiesel
House Bill 3052 has been touted as one of the most significant criminal justice reform measures in Oklahoma’s recent history.
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Point: Overhauling criminal justice


Commentary

Kris Steele
Building on momentum from recent years, the Legislature this session enacted the most significant criminal justice reform of the modern era through House Bill 3052.
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Deal or no deal


CFN

Gazette staff
Just a few weeks ago, Gov. Mary Fallin joined House and Senate leaders to trumpet an agreement for a reduction in the state personal income tax, lowering the top rate from 5.25 percent to 4.8 percent. It was a major plum for the governor, who had called for eliminating the personal income tax in her State of the State speech earlier this year.
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
 
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