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18 min ago | SFGate

Minimum wage debate sprouts everywhere

The minimum wage debate has come to cities across the nation in the absence of any action on the part of Congress to raise the federal wage of $7.25.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Opinion

4 hrs ago | Fox 23

Okla. budget talks center on cuts, revenue streams

With six weeks left in the 2014 session, behind-the-scenes negotiations among the House, Senate and governor's office are ramping up on how to plug a $188 million hole in the budget and fund programs for education, public safety and child welfare.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Okie Funk

Higher Wages, Better Health Care? Not in Oklahoma

Gov. Mary Fallin, a Republican who is expected to win reelection in a landslide this November, recently signed a bill into law that would ban cities from raising the minimum wage and requiring specific vacation and sick leave time.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Oklahoma, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Mary Fallin, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

ABC News 4 Charleston

OK Gov. questioned repercussions in Veronica custody dispute

Email correspondence shows that Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin sought to speak with advisers about repercussions with the Cherokee Nation as she considered intervening in a custody dispute involving a Cherokee girl.

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Washington Examiner

Oklahoma House's top Democrat: No time for tax cut

The top Democrat in the Oklahoma House said Thursday that legislators shouldn't cut the state income tax this year, citing declining revenue and critical public education and transportation needs.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Apr 17, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Poor Marks Expected In Oklahoma DHS Report Card

What's about to be released is the first annual assessment of DHS's progress in implementing the agreed upon changes.

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The Heritage Foundation

Pushback Continues: States Grow Increasingly Wary of Common Core

Common Core is on the ropes. More and more states are pulling back from the national standards as the 2014-15 school year implementation deadline looms near.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Bee, SC

NewsOn6 Tulsa

SBA Denies Assistance For OK Businesses Affected By Bridge Closure

The closure has resulted in a 45-minute one-way trip between Lexington and Purcell to conduct businesses from one community to the other.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lexington, OK, Purcell, OK, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Cleveland, OK

Minor Thoughts

Minimum Wage, Maximum Outrage

That is why the minimum wage debate resonates so profoundly with so many: We know what it feels like to not have enough money after you've busted your body with too-hard work.

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The Baxter Bulletin

Jason Stanford: Forget the apocalypse, blood moon ushers in the stupid

When you have one major political party winning the argument against evolution, brainless is the new black.

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Related Topix: End Times, US News, US Politics, Mike Huckabee, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, US Senate, Jim DeMint

The Jersey Journal

Welcome to Oklahoma, where it's illegal to treat workers well: Editorial

In New Jersey, Newark and Jersey City were the first to mandate paid sick time. Now, some lawmakers want to expand the law statewide.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jersey City, NJ, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Okla. House Democrats call for education funding

Oklahoma educators stood with state House Democrats on Wednesday and renewed their call for a school funding hike, keeping the spotlight on an issue that brought thousands of demonstrators to the Capitol building two weeks ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Education Etc., Healthcare Law, Law

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Okla. governor vetoes Open Records bill, signs 21

Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed legislation that would create a new exception to the Oklahoma's Open Records Act for the state's colleges and universities.

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ThinkProgress

Oklahoma Will Charge Customers Who Install Their Own Solar Panels

Oklahoma residents who produce their own energy through solar panels or small wind turbines on their property will now be charged an additional fee, the result of a new bill passed by the state legislature and expected to be signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin .

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Marketing, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Okie Funk

Waging Retaliation

A new law banning cities in Oklahoma from establishing a minimum wage for workers seems like an obvious retaliation against an ongoing initiative petition drive.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Challenge Filed Against OK Governor Candidate With Past Felony

Before a single vote is cast, one candidate for governor is challenging whether two opponents can even be in the race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Washington Times

Oklahoma Senate Oks limits on abortion drug

The Oklahoma Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma in a bill written in direct response to a recent state Supreme Court decision.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Abortion, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Daily Kos

Oklahoma, where the minimum wage will never be raised

Connecticut and Maryland recently passed legislation to increase the minimum state-wide.

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ThinkProgress

Governor Bans Minimum Wage Increases And Paid Sick Leave Laws

At a time when many states and cities are working passing minimum wage increases, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has gone in the opposite direction and signed a law banning cities from passing higher wages .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NewsOK.com

Cities banned from setting minimum wage standards

Oklahoma's cities and counties are banned from setting their own minimum wage standards under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Mary Fallin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Oklahoma City, OK

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