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OKG Newsletter


Topic: bill

It’s about gun rights for everyone


CFN

Gazette staff
Representative Sally Kern is just thinking of the children, especially the right for them to bear, well, things in the shape of arms. In a funny little piece of legislature proposed by her, it would make it illegal for teachers to punish children for having weapons on their minds and indulging in playtime activities such as drawing a gun, using fingers or hands in the shape of a gun or making gun noises.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Legalize, regulate and tax


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
It might take some time before Oklahomans can hit their pot bongs without at least a pinch of police paranoia, but it’s an encouraging sign that state Sen. Constance Johnson has floated a bill for this upcoming legislative session that would legalize marijuana here.
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

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

UPDATE: Arts consolidation bill approved in committee

Future of the groups is still uncertain.


News

Jennifer Chancellor and Tim Farley

UPDATE: At a Thursday committee hearing, House Bill 3028 passed with a vote of 6-5, meaning that a proposal to consolidate the Oklahoma Arts Council and Oklahoma History Center with the Tourism, History and Cultural Department may go up for a full vote in the House at any time.

Voting was closer than expected and broke party lines.
 
Thursday, February 27, 2014

State movie rebate program in jeopardy

Oklahoma Film and Music Office responds to possible end of film rebate program.


News

Devon Green
The House bill to extend the life of state film incentives and rebates, HB 2580, failed to pass with the requisite number of votes in Monday's legislative session. The bill failed by 5 votes.
 
Tuesday, March 4, 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
 
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