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Dorman Offers Up School Funding Plan, Links Fallin To Barresi
Joe Dorman's campaign for governor took a strong step in the right direction Thursday when it linked Gov. Mary Fallin to controversial outgoing State Schools Superintendent Janet Barresi and offered up a plan to better fund schools.
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Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Showdown over Highway Trust Fund raising states' concerns
Chalk up rural roads as another national category that West Virginia has earned a low ranking among the 50 U.S. states.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Workers comp commission lays off 16 workers
Oklahoma's Workers Compensation Commission has laid off 16 employees as the organization transitions from a court-based system to an administrative one.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe announces deal to save program for rural fire departments
Sen. Jim Inhofe The Oklahoma lawmaker applauded Wednesday's agreement to continue Department of Defense surplus vehicle sales to rural fire departments.
DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- According to all the climatologists, the Earth...
May 30, 2013 ecology 806/$8.06 On Native Ground AS THE PLANET HEATS UP, IT'S TIME TO ASK AMERICANS TO SACRIFICE MOORE, Okla., May 20, 2013 9pm ET -- A devastating tornado said to be two and a quarter miles wide struck the city of Moore, Okla., just south of Oklahoma City, and destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 24 people, including ... (more)
The One Thing Republicans Must Do to Have a Credible Shot at Defeating Hillary
Not only have 99 percent of sexually active women ages 15 to 44 in America used birth control, but by a 2-1 margin, American women support the requirement under Obamacare that private health insurance plans cover the full cost of birth control.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Oklahoma residents get ready to circulate petition to overturn solar and wind bill
Two Oklahoma residents unhappy with a new state law on rooftop solar panels and small wind turbines are getting ready to circulate a petition aimed at repealing the law through a state question on November's ballot.
Common Core Becomes a Nightmare
Americans are waking up to how bad Common Core really is for education, but its nightmare does not go away quickly.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Oklahoma Rep. Jim Bridenstine wants "unfettered access"...
Rep. Jim Bridenstine said Monday that he wants "unfettered access" to the Fort Sill facility housing unaccompanied alien children, and he criticized the media tour scheduled for Thursday at the U.S. Army post in southwestern Oklahoma.
Insurance Journal West
Delays in Thousands of Oklahoma Worker Comp Cases From Court Move
Hearings for thousands of injured workers will be delayed this month while the state's workers compensation system is split into two agencies - each with its own staff, offices and equipment.
Strip club rumor prompts special session request
A Democratic state representative from Chouteau wants Gov. Mary Fallin and legislative leaders to call a special legislative session to deal with a strip club that he says is rumored to be coming to Mayes County.
Earthquake Issue Needs Grassroots Movement, Political Leadership
As earthquakes continue to shake things up in record numbers here in central Oklahoma and as more scientific information emerges linking them to the fracking process, it's becoming increasingly apparent that it will take a broad grassroots movement to force government action on the issue.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Common Core upsets home-schooling parents
Home-schooling mom Jenni White gave some of the loudest cheers when Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation to repeal the Common Core education standards.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Okla. state questions could drive voter turnout
With efforts underway to place initiatives involving storm shelters and marijuana sales on this November's ballot, Oklahoma Democrats are wondering if the issues can benefit them this fall.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Murder victim's mother petitions against Okla. Dept. of Corrections
In December of last year, Joshua Scott was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of first degree murder.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine says he was denied access to Fort Sill...
U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine was denied access Tuesday to the Fort Sill facility being used to house unaccompanied minors who have illegally crossed the U.S. border, the congressman said Wednesday.
White House argues for Medicaid expansion
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said much of the debate over allowing more people on the Medicaid rolls "has gotten bound up in politics," including the assertion by some governors that states would be on the hook for major spending increases in the future.
Fallin attends SWORW meet and greet
Governor Mary Fallin ended her day-long tour of the Altus area with a meet and greet held by the Southwest Oklahoma Republican Women group, attended by community leaders and supporters, on Monday June 30. Governor Fallin spoke about her visit to Altus and Lake Tom Steed and the presentation of the Southwest Oklahoma Water Action Plan presented by ... (more)
OK, MO Governors win "Golden Padlock" award for "unwavering commitment" to execution secrecy
This weekend, the prestigious national journalism organization Investigative Reporters and Editors awarded its annual "Golden Padlock" award to Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon for their commitment to government secrecy surrounding state executions.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Voices: Turning our backs on immigrant children
When Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, a Republican, found out that some people in federal custody would be sent to her state and housed at Fort Sill, she called the move "inappropriate," saying President Obama shouldn't be using those facilities "as a tool to cover up" his failed policies.