A legal challenge of Oklahoma’s new puppy mill law is moving from LeFlore County to Oklahoma County. Why? The core venue issue was whether dog breeder Charles Evans, Wister, was challenging regulations necessary to implement the law, or the law ...Read More »
Will it ever end? Members of the 300,000-strong Cherokee Nation probably should be excused if they feel that way about the seemingly never-ending election process for principal chief. A second hand recount over the weekend of the results of the ...Read More »
Rep. David Dank’s study of tax credits had to be moved to a larger State Capitol committee room (one with overflow space) and—from members’ remarks, questions, a boatload of speakers and a bit of back-and-forth with some industry reps—lasted right ...
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23rd and Lincoln is covering the day-long tax credit study being chaired by Rep. Dave Dank, R-Oklahoma City. The morning session, which had to change committee rooms due to the number of individuals wanting to attend, focused on the tax ...Read More »
Michael Kiefner, chief operating officer of the Grand River Dam Authority, has been named the power authority’s interim CEO and director of investments while the GRDA board seeks a permanent replacement for Kevin Easley. Easley announced his resignation in April. ...Read More »
Oklahoma City attorney Jerry Fent has challenged another budget-related bill, arguing that it violates a provision in the Oklahoma Constitution prohibiting most legislative measures from covering more than a single subject. The first section of Senate Bill 976 modifies statutory language ...Read More »
A couple of problems have developed with Oklahoma’s aerospace engineer tax credit law, Executive Director Victor Bird told the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission on Thursday. The law, in whose drafting Bird played a major role, authorizes a $5,000 tax credit for ...
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State Rep. George Faught, R-Muskogee, officially launched his bid to succeed Second District U.S. Rep. Dan Boren on Wednesday. “Out of control spending and unsustainable debt have brought America to the verge of economic collapse,” said Faught, currently in his third ...Read More »
Rep. David Dank will open his much-anticipated study of state tax credits with a look at the fact that some credits can be used to soften the effect of guaranty-fund assessments on insurance companies. The Task Force for the Study of ...Read More »
Stanford University has developed a neat project that tracks U.S. newspapers over time, which has produced some interesting information using data from the Library of Congress. For example, this year there are about 13,670 newspapers throughout the country. That has ...Read More »