CFN Gazette staff
The Republican presidential ticket has some Oklahoma flair, thanks to
the wife of vice presidential nominee U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan. Janna Little
Ryan grew up in Madill and is a first cousin to U.S. Rep. Dan Boren,
Two Democrats square off in Tuesday’s runoff for state House District 88.
News Jason Doyle Oden
Two Democrats vying to replace state Sen. Al McAffrey as the state
representative for House District 88 say education and health care are
the most important issues facing the next legislative session.
New state requirements ease the process for candidates filing for office, but independent expenditure groups may not have to follow them.
News Clifton Adcock
During a special meeting Aug. 28, the Oklahoma City Council received an
update on new requirements for filing for office and running a campaign.
The question of what is required of groups making independent
expenditures in city races, however, remains unclear.
Commentary Greg Treat
The presidential election
has many Americans sharply divided along party lines. As Oklahomans,
however, there is something on the ballot in November that should unite
us regardless of political affiliation — State Question 765.
Oklahoma’s delay in creating a health care exchange likely means it will be established by the feds.
News Shelly Hickman
State leaders might have lost what some said was a high-stakes gamble
when the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act’s individual
mandate to purchase health insurance. As a result, a health care
exchange required under the ACA will have to be established for
Oklahoma, which some observers say means it is likely the federal
government will be the entity creating it.
Advocates of medical marijuana hope to make their case in Oklahoma.
News Stephie Gregory
A grassroots movement to legalize medicinal marijuana appears to be
gaining momentum across the state. Oklahomans spanning several walks of
life have joined forces with state Sen. Constance Johnson, D-Oklahoma
City, to propose an interim study that would examine the health benefits