Voters could dramatically change constitution (access required)

Voters could dramatically change constitution By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma voters could make several significant changes to the state constitution if the Legislature adopts a spate of ballot measures this legislative session. The Senate introduced ...

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Lawmakers Hamstrung….

Lawmakers Hamstrung Until They Put $19.9M Back into Oklahoma Education Lottery Trust Fund By MATT TROTTER – Public Radio Tulsa State lawmakers want to tap Oklahoma’s Unclaimed Property Fund for almost $20 million. It’s to put money back into the Education Lottery ...

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Local rule meets Republican resistance (access required)

Local rule meets Republican resistance By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – For some members in the Oklahoma Legislature, a minimum wage bill seemed to pit two popular values against each other: local control and the protection of ...

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Accountability bills fail in Senate (access required)

Accountability bills fail in Senate By: Catherine Sweeney The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – After the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s financial mismanagement was uncovered, lawmakers said they would find ways to hold agency officials more accountable. A slew of ...

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