We may have our first interim study subject lined up for this year—workers’ compensation reform. Sound familiar? House Speaker Kris Steele thinks it’s ripe for another go ‘round. Well, maybe not another massive redrafting of Title 85 (that’s where workers’ comp lives, in the law books). This one would center on whether Oklahoma should join [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Lake Murray'
May 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Executive Branch, House, Senate, Week in Review
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April 20th, 2012 · No Comments · House, Senate, Week in Review
With just four days to work through opposite-house measures by the end of Thursday, April 26, Oklahoma lawmakers have their work cut out for them (as always during floor-deadline crunch time). You can bet many are crossing their fingers there will be no major floor fights—either hyper-parliamentary or policy-focused—to force their chamber into legislative days [...]
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April 12th, 2012 · No Comments · House
Rep. Pat Ownbey, R-Ardmore, ran into questions and criticism from both sides of the aisle Thursday as he explained a Senate measure aimed at tapping the Oklahoma State Parks Trust Fund to the tune of $15 million to build a new lodge at Lake Murray.