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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Legislature

Open books

The City Council passes symbolic support for increased transparency in campaign financing.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council passed a resolution March 6 supporting any effort by the Legislature or the state Ethics Commission requiring more disclosure in campaign financing.
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

A smarter criminal justice system


Commentary

Ryan Kiesel
The Oklahoma Legislature is considering legislation this session to reform our criminal justice system. The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma believes reform cannot come fast enough.
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Meep, meep


CFN

Gazette staff
If we could anthropomorphize pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in both allergy medicines and methamphetamine, we think it might be the Road Runner in the old Looney Tunes cartoons.
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Funny people


CFN

Gazette staff
Are state lawmakers getting a little punchy as the legislative session comes to an end?
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Qualifications be damned


CFN

Gazette staff
Question: When are experience and expertise not enough? Answer: When experience and expertise are gay..
 
Wednesday, May 23, 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

Open carry is an embarrassment


Commentary

Robin Meyers
For over a decade I wrote a regular column for this page, a second opinion on the dominant political and theological ethos of my beloved Oklahoma — where I was born, have raised three children, and continue to lead the same amazing church.
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

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
 
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