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OKG Newsletter


Topic: state

Okie flavor


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
State Republicans are poised for an intraparty battle this coming legislative session, and Democrats could benefit from the ensuing political fracture.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Counterpoint: A matter of perspective


Commentary

Brandon Dutcher
According to our friends at the Oklahoma Policy Institute, Oklahoma “will face prolonged constraints on the state budget.”
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Point: ‘A new fiscal reality’


Commentary

David Blatt
The economic downturn has hit the Oklahoma state budget hard. With high unemployment and low commodity prices, we’ve seen revenues plummet by almost 25 percent.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Deadly headlines


News

Sara Custer
Oklahoma made the international spotlight by becoming the first state to execute a U.S. inmate with a drug normally used to euthanize animals.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

PR BS


CFN

Gazette staff
Lots of press releases related to the Sooner State crossour desk. This week, these titles least screamed “Stop the presses!”
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Counterpoint: Paying the price

This issue is more complicated than just changing one law


Commentary

Bill Bishop
As a retail liquor store owner, I am against allowing grocery stores to sell wine and high-point beer for many reasons, including the start-up cost of our business and the reality that this is part of our livelihood. However, this issue is not as easy as it might appear, and there are other factors to consider.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Sneak peek


CFN

Gazette staff
Tomorrow is the deadline for bill introduction in the Oklahoma Legislature and as a public service, the CFN monkeys compiled a list of the most interesting measures (based on CFN’s rigorously tested method for calculating “interestingness”) heretofore introduced by our esteemed legislators.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Point: Revise outmoded liquor laws

The business community in Oklahoma City believes the time has come to review laws


Commentary

Roy Williams
The year 1907 was pretty important for our state. It was the year the territorial period ended, and Oklahoma was established as the 46th state. It was also when the state’s laws concerning the sale of alcohol were written into the Oklahoma Constitution.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Decisions, decisions


Letters to the Editor

Larry Stem
Gov. Mary Fallin faces a huge dilemma when state Rep. Randy Terrill’s antiimmigrant bill reaches her desk.
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
 
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