Human rights, discrimination law changes spark debate (access required)

Senate bills making the Oklahoma Human Rights Commission part of the Office of the Attorney General and doing away with common law employment-discrimination lawsuits drew passionate debate in the state House Tuesday, although both measures passed. SB 763, by Sen. ...

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Bill makes Ardmore higher ed program part of SEOSU (access required)

A bill that as filed merely changed the name of the Ardmore Higher Education Program emerged from the Senate Monday as a measure making the program a branch campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University. The changes to HB1227were made in ...

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Capitol week in review (April 11-15) (access required)

Just because things go relatively quiet on the Fourth Floor of the State Capitol, that doesn’t necessarily mean nothing is happening—quite the opposite, in fact. There comes a time every session, usually post-major-deadlines, when the legislating process takes on a ...

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