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OKG Newsletter


Topic: lobbyists

Inside Job

Your blood will boil.


Documentary

Rod Lott
Earlier this week, a Congressional inquiry released a report on the 2008 financial crisis, calling it “avoidable” and pointing blame at several causes.
 
Friday, January 28, 2011

Time for tax credit reform


Commentary

Rep. David Dank

Oklahoma was forced to trim its state budget in recent years, and as the recession eases we still face a standstill budget next year. Why?

 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Tobacco road

Big tobacco and health advocates square off over a state bill to let OKC and other cities make tougher anti-tobacco ordinances.


News

Tim Farley
Lobbyists and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle are gearing up for a fight over the repeal of a pre-emption law that would give Oklahoma municipalities the authority to pass more restrictive anti-smoking measures than the state allows.
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Up in smoke

State legislators kill a bill that would have allowed local governments to establish strong tobacco restrictions.


News

Phil Bacharach
A state Senate committee today snuffed out a bill that would have allowed local governments to establish anti-tobacco ordinances more restrictive than what's currently set by the state.
 
Monday, February 18, 2013

Smoke up


CFN

Gazette staff
We’ll say this for Big Tobacco: Even a widely vilified industry that makes its profit from killing people knows how to wield power. That much was evident last week when the Senate General Government Committee killed a bill that would have let cities craft stronger antismoking ordinances than what’s allowed by state law.
 
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
 
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