QUICK TAKE (will be updated): House panel turns down education agency’s rules for A-F school grading system (access required)

FIRST UPDATE: After the committee meeting (below) Gov. Mary Fallin approved the A-F school grading rules, setting the stage for an executive/legislative branch battle over efforts to turn them down.  The House Administrative Rules and Government Oversight Committee approved a ...

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Bill eliminating fiduciary duty of energy companies on way to governor’s desk (access required)

A measure providing that oil and gas companies and well operators owe no fiduciary duty to mineral-owners gained final approval in the House Tuesday and now awaits only Gov. Mary Fallin’s signature to become law.

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Expanded ‘Good Samaritan’ shelter measure heads for Fallin’s desk—House Dems criticize earlier veto (access required)

Gov. Mary Fallin will soon find on her desk lawmakers’ resolution of an issue that has prompted heated debate from Democrats every time it has come before the House—in fact, “resolution” may be an optimistic term for the final version ...

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UPDATED: Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes “Personhood” ballot measure (access required)

In a brief order, the Oklahoma Supreme Court Monday struck the so-called “Personhood” measure from the ballot, holding it void on its face. The measure would add a new section to the Oklahoma Constitution declaring that life begins at conception ...

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Quick take (WILL BE UPDATED): Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes “Personhood” measure from ballot (access required)

In a brief order, the Oklahoma Supreme Court Monday struck the so-called “Personhood” measure from the ballot, holding it void on its face. The measure would add a new section to the Oklahoma Constitution declaring that life begins at conception ...

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