Defense counsel for former Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Morgan should not be allowed to inquire into the deliberative process of the jury that convicted Morgan of bribery last month, federal prosecutors told the court Tuesday.Read More »
A House-authored income tax-cut measure was changed in the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday to tie reductions to a revenue-growth trigger targeting only sales and use taxes, motor vehicle taxes and corporate income taxes.
Tagged with: accountability Brian Bingman Clark Jolley cost/benefit HB 2621 HB 2978 HB 3038 HB 3061 income tax Jim Wilson Kris Steele Leslie Osborn Marie Price Mary Fallin Mike Mazzei reduction Steve Russell tax credits transferability transparency triggerRead More »
By 6-3, members of the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a measure Tuesday that would allow women to file civil actions against abortion providers who negligently violate one of several Oklahoma laws regarding abortion, including informed-consent mandates.Read More »
As organization officials have said for months they would do, Oklahomans for Modern Laws has filed a proposed ballot issue that would establish a county option process for the sale of wine in grocery stores, warehouse clubs and supercenters—but not ...Read More »
It’s been a busy reporting day, racing from committee to committee to court filings to State Treasurer Ken Miller’s news conference on state revenue (It’s not good news, for the first time in many months).Read More »
In a brief order issued Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court asked for legal filings outlining the federal government’s opinion in a lawsuit filed by the Tarrant Regional Water District, in north Texas, against the state of Oklahoma.Read More »
Removal of language calling for a performance-pay system for teachers seems to have worked some magic on SB 1879, sponsored in the House by Rep. Ann Coody, R-Lawton, because the substitute measure passed like a charm through the Education Subcom. ...Read More »