Both legislative houses passed all original-house special session measures on their agendas Thursday, with no emergency clauses blocked and less than an hour left on the “Q&A clock” under a special rule on House bills.Read More »
Loveless to file separate bills to restore parts of 2009 tort reform law struck down by Oklahoma Supreme Court
One state senator is taking to heart the language bolded in Tuesday’s 7-2 decision handed down by the Oklahoma Supreme Court: “[T]he constitutional infirmity of logrolling, which is the basis of this opinion, can only be corrected by the legislature ...Read More »
Although the “spaceport” facility at Burns Flat hasn’t seen much action since the creation of its oversight authority more than a dozen years ago, if it ever does get up and running, the center will be immune from liability for ...Read More »
With school administrators voicing concern about possibility liability and other issues, seven members of the House Conf. Com. on Education gave a thumbs-up Monday morning to HB 2700, under which school districts could elect to stock epinephrine injectors to be ...
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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’ ...
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Gov. Mary Fallin will soon find on her desk lawmakers’ resolution of an issue that has prompted heated debate from Democrats every time it has come before the House—in fact, “resolution” may be an optimistic term for the final version ...Read More »
After considerable House debate about policy v. politics, Republican Gov. Mary Fallin survived the first attempt to override one of her vetoes Tuesday. Democratic Rep. Eric Proctor’s motion failed on a vote of 47-50. Of the 47 yes votes, 15 were ...Read More »
After much often-passionate debate about policy v. politics, Gov. Mary Fallin survived the first attempt in either legislative house to override one of her vetoes Tuesday. At issue: HB 2296, which would exempt mobile home park operators from civil liability ...Read More »