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OKG Newsletter

Topic: legislation

Raising Arizona


Clifton Adcock
With ‘Arizona-plus’ legislation, state Rep. Randy Terrill hopes to ‘go beyond what Arizona has done’ in reforming Oklahoma’s illegal immigration policy.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Herbal remedy

Will legislation that legalizes marijuana usage with a doctor’s recommendation go up in smoke?


Clifton Adcock
A state Senate committee bogarted a bill designed to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma by refusing to hold hearings on any of its assigned legislation this session, effectively keeping the measure hostage until next session.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Carnivore offended by lawmaker's one-size-fits-all mentality

Letters to the Editor

James Smith
This is a letter in response to the article “Pawing at profits” (Feb. 23, Gazette) and to remarks made in said article by Sen. Josh Brecheen of Coalgate.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Point: Pro-business stance is ‘shortsighted’

The desired end doesn’t justify the means here.


Chris Smith
In May 2009, Sen. Glenn Coffee and fellow legislators announced the passing of a comprehensive lawsuit reform package. Everyone lauded its passage. Why then are Republicans back again with more legislation on the same issue?
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Counterpoint: Fallin ‘should be praised’

Frankly, Oklahomans shouldn’t give a hoot.


Charlie Meadows
House Bill 2130, high-profile legislation by Oklahoma House Speaker Kris Steele and supported by Gov. Mary Fallin, passed in mid-March with only 51 votes and then headed for the Senate.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

‘Life’ laws

Gov. Mary Fallin signed two ‘pro-life’ measures, and there may be more to come.


Greg Horton
On April 20, Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law two bills her office referred to as “pro-life.”
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Perils of ‘Personhood’


Dr. Dana Stone

Raise your hand if you want state government to decide what birth control method you can use, what type of fertility treatments are available to you, or how to make medical decisions involving a life-threatening pregnancy complication.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Democrats step up


Kurt Hochenauer
Have progressive Oklahomans found some political mojo in recent months?
Wednesday, August 29, 2012