Damages-limitation bill draws emotional testimony (access required)

It is out of character for Connie Plumlee to speak up in public, but her life circumstances have placed her front and center in the Oklahoma lawsuit reform debate. Plumlee, a Collinsville teacher, was burned in December 2009 when her ...

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Coming up Wednesday … (access required)

Oklahoma students will be in the Senate chamber Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. to discuss anti-bullying legislation. HB 1461, by Rep. Lee Denney, R-Cushing, adds cyberbullying to statutes that establish how schools should deal with bullying. It also expands the issues school ...

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Capitol week in review (March 14-18) (access required)

And what a week it was. Not only were members of both houses careening along on the runaway train known as original-house floor deadline week, but dissent in one body boiled over in public and two lawmakers were hit with ...

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Today in the state House … (access required)

(Meeting all alone, the Senate having aced the original-house deadline and left the Capitol Wednesday, a day early, saving taxpayers a whopping $5,000—so says Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa) Ongoing fractiousness among the House GOP contingent (not to ...

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