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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House releases proposed congressional redistricting plan (access required)

A proposal for how to redraw boundary lines for Oklahoma’s five congressional districts was released Thursday by the state House. The plan outlined in a committee substitute for HB 1527 makes relatively minor alterations in the current districts: Moving northwestern ...

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Revised bill would do away with runoff elections (access required)

Lawmakers have a clear choice, Rep. Gary Banz said Wednesday—whether it is more important to retain runoff elections and file for office during session in mid-April (and, let’s face it, start campaigning then, too) or to do away with runoffs ...

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