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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Legislature

Conservative contest

A Republican incumbent in northwestern Edmond faces a tea party challenger.


News

Peter Wright
Following a divisive session for Oklahoma Republicans, the founder of a prominent conservative club is challenging a four-term incumbent in the House District 39 primary on June 26.
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Larry, Moe and Curly


Letters to the Editor

D.W. Tiffee
I have to give it up to Gov. Mary Fallin and the Republican leadership for agreeing May 18 to a tax “cut” scam that actually raised taxes for a quarter of Oklahoma taxpayers, including families with children.
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Academic achievement

After nearly 25 years, Edna Manning is retiring as president of the state’s premier high school for science and mathematics.


News

Susannah Waite
After nearly a quarter century leading the prestigious Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, Edna McDuffie Manning is retiring this month as president of OSSM’s president.
 
Friday, June 15, 2012

Kern she win?

Sally Kern’s primary opponent said he wants to shift focus from social issues.


News

Clifton Adcock
Despite facing Democratic challengers in past elections, the only person standing between Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, and a fifth term is fellow Republican Curtis Moore.
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Wherefore art thou, Democrats?


Commentary

Mike Brake
Oklahoma will hold elections this year, but we’ll do it largely without the Democratic Party. The institution that dominated state politics for nearly a century is moribund. That’s a shame; we Republicans said for years that twoparty government is better government, and a lot of us still believe that, but the opposition has grown so feeble that it almost feels like bullying to take them on at the polls.
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Women fared well in legislation


Commentary

Kristin Davis
The recent state legislative session was a positive one with regard to matters of interest to women. There were a number of bills waiting in the wings that managed to receive much-deserved attention. They touched on important public policy issues such as access to health care, revenue and taxation, female incarceration, domestic violence and human trafficking.
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Race to the right

State Sen. Clark Jolley faces a tough Republican primary challenge from minister Paul Blair.


News

Clifton Adcock
One of the most competitive state legislative contests this year involves Senate District 41, which covers most of Edmond and Arcadia and includes a portion of far northeast Oklahoma City. Republican incumbent Clark Jolley, first elected in 2004, faces challenger Paul Blair in the Tuesday primary.
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Sieg House!


CFN

Gazette staff
Here is an unfair and unbalanced list of things not to do when running for political office:
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Don’t let the sunshine in


CFN

Gazette staff
Sunlight: the bane of bloodsucking children of the night and Oklahoma politicians.
 
Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Cutting taxes is not an answer


Commentary

Nathaniel Batchelder

A recession is no time to cut taxes.

 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
 
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