Whew! (access required)

While the House continues on questions on the GA bill, senators are taking up their redistricting plan! Many questions being asked, particularly from Democrats, on the process and the plan’s impact on their districts. Sen. Constance Johnson is saying the ...

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GA bill (how they did it) (access required)

10:22 a.m.: Rep. Earl Sears just told members that the funding gap was made up, at least in part, with lottery money, cash-flow funds, a $70 million transportation bond issue, $98 million in stimulus money for Medicaid, and other funding. ...

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Friday update (access required)

9:34 a.m. : House members trickling back in as Senate bell starts its incessant (there’s that peevishness surfacing again) ding donging. Senators operating on Senate time, betcha the 101 House members will beat the 48 senators back into the chamber ...

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Fallin calls corrections-reform measure “landmark” legislation (access required)

Andrea Baker of Tulsa knows the value of nontraditional corrections programs. One of them, Women in Recovery, saved her life. Baker, 39, was addicted to drugs and alcohol for 20 years. “While in addiction, I lost everything,” she said. Baker ...

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