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OKG Newsletter


Topic: government

Death to Elmo?

A Tuttle legislator plans to phase out funding for public television.


News

Clifton Adcock
An effort is under way at the state Capitol to shut down funding for the state’s public television network, the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority.
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Deep water

Regional disputes over water rights lead to state and federal lawsuits.


News

Clifton Adcock
The battle pitting the state and Oklahoma City against two American Indian tribes and a number of southeastern Oklahoma residents might soon take an unprecedented turn in state legal history.
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Oil vey!


CFN

Gazette staff
It’s not as if President Obama and Oklahoma’s Republican lawmakers have been exactly chummy, but the White House’s rejection of a proposed oil pipeline connecting Canada to Texas has state politicians forgetting everything they might have learned in Anger Management 101.
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Alternate route

After a recent denial for a federal grant, officials look to other subsidies for the city’s intermodal transit hub.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City officials are looking for other ways to fund improvements to the city’s planned intermodal transit hub after failing to win a federal grant.
 
Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Move school board elections


Letters to the Editor

Jay Means
The need to move local school board and city council elections to November is never more apparent than now.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Perils of ‘Personhood’


Commentary

Dr. Dana Stone

Raise your hand if you want state government to decide what birth control method you can use, what type of fertility treatments are available to you, or how to make medical decisions involving a life-threatening pregnancy complication.

 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Oratory overkill


CFN

Gazette staff
Is there ever a good time to talk about shooting members of Congress with whom you have differences?
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Drug-testing for dollars

A flurry of legislative proposals requires drug screening for public assistance.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma Legislature is considering a number of bills this session to require drug-testing for applicants to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Time for tax credit reform


Commentary

Rep. David Dank

Oklahoma was forced to trim its state budget in recent years, and as the recession eases we still face a standstill budget next year. Why?

 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Drug testing no answer


Letters to the Editor

Kevin Burns
Trust me: I know it feels good to take the stand that we don’t want our welfare dollars going to drug addicts. I still believe that, but I also used to think that universal drug testing to make that stand was the answer.
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
 
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