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OKG Newsletter


Topic: legislative

Pass the pitcher

Play the CFN Oklahoma Legislature drinking game!


CFN

Gazette staff
Those looking to get their drink on by heading over to the corner Stop and Rob convenience store for their favorite poison may have to wait a little longer.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Point: For legislative authority

I call for the return of legislative authority to set tuition.


Commentary

Jason Reese
Last month, social mobility in Oklahoma took a serious hit: The higher-education regents of our beloved state drastically raised tuition — again — to our colleges and universities.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Primary purpose

The heat is on for House District 88 candidates hoping to represent their respective parties in the general election.


News

Clifton Adcock
With the June 26 primary approaching, voters in House District 88 have a crowded field from which to choose.
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Conservative contest

A Republican incumbent in northwestern Edmond faces a tea party challenger.


News

Peter Wright
Following a divisive session for Oklahoma Republicans, the founder of a prominent conservative club is challenging a four-term incumbent in the House District 39 primary on June 26.
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Women fared well in legislation


Commentary

Kristin Davis
The recent state legislative session was a positive one with regard to matters of interest to women. There were a number of bills waiting in the wings that managed to receive much-deserved attention. They touched on important public policy issues such as access to health care, revenue and taxation, female incarceration, domestic violence and human trafficking.
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Race to the right

State Sen. Clark Jolley faces a tough Republican primary challenge from minister Paul Blair.


News

Clifton Adcock
One of the most competitive state legislative contests this year involves Senate District 41, which covers most of Edmond and Arcadia and includes a portion of far northeast Oklahoma City. Republican incumbent Clark Jolley, first elected in 2004, faces challenger Paul Blair in the Tuesday primary.
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Strength in numbers

Independent expenditure groups can create a hazy world of influence, funding and accountability.


News

Clifton Adcock
Moneyed noncandidate electioneering groups made their presence known in some primary elections around the state, providing a likely preview for the general election campaign.
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Shining light on the legislative process


Commentary

Peter J. Rudy
With the legislative session over, it’s a good time to think about ways to make the next one better. Specifically, I’m concerned with making the legislative process more transparent.
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Fetus fetish


CFN

Gazette staff
When it comes to receptiveness to reproductive rights, Oklahoma might be somewhere between the Vatican and the Satan who rapes and impregnates Mia Farrow in Rosemary’s Baby. A report issued last week by the Center for Reproductive Rights, or CRR, gives the Sooner State low marks for abortion rights, noting a handful of pro-life bills passed by legislators in recent years.
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Kicking the crap out of Democrats


CFN

Gazette staff
So, the elections have mercifully come and gone, putting an end — at least for a while — to commercials of political candidates holding U.S. flags, kissing babies and laughing with confused elderly folks.
 
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
 
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