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OKG Newsletter


Topic: legislation

What liberals really want


Letters to the Editor

James Henry
Mike Brake (Commentary, “Disaster is ahead for Obamacare,” Gazette, Aug. 8) really should do a little research on what liberals want, if he really thinks the Affordable Care Act is “their big wish.”
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Viva la comunidad

Five years after a controversial state law sought to reduce illegal immigration, the impact on OKC’s Latino community appears minimal.


News

Peter Wright
The Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act of 2007, better known as House Bill 1804, was tough for its day. It remains the gravitational center of illegal immigration arguments in Oklahoma, even as it has been dissected by lawsuits, eclipsed by bills in other states and rendered less relevant by an increasingly young and legal Latino community.
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Schools and after-school exercise


Commentary

Marilyn Davidson
Our public schools are the most important resource in our community — they truly should be the heart and soul of every community. As parents, we should care about what happens in our schools, and as taxpayers, we should be able to access schools for community use.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Bills of goods, the sequel


CFN

Gazette staff
Last week, Chicken-Fried News took note of some of the more, um, interesting bills filed for the Oklahoma legislative session, which begins Monday.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Mane issue

The slaughter of horses and consumption of horse meat are at the center of a fierce legislative battle.


News

Greg Horton
Supporters and opponents of legislation to allow horse slaughter in Oklahoma agree on exactly one thing: Horses should not be slaughtered in Mexico.
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Marijuana rally scheduled Wednesday


News

Tim Farley
Medical marijuana supporters will rally at the State Capitol 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 as part of a movement to reform the state’s strict pot laws.
 
Monday, February 10, 2014

DNA will not be taken from suspects


CFN

Gazette staff

A bill that would have required DNA samples be taken from people arrested for specific crimes was rejected by the Oklahoma House.

 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Five things to know about Thursday’s same-sex marriage hearing


News

Ben Felder
A panel of three judges with the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver will hear arguments Thursday in a case over Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
 
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