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 [...]
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May 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Executive Branch, House, Senate, Week in Review
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">Expanded ‘Good Samaritan’ shelter measure heads for Fallin’s desk—House Dems criticize earlier veto
May 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Executive Branch, House, Senate
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 of HB 2419, or at least for how it came to the House floor.
April 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Executive Branch, House, Senate
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 cast by Republicans. To succeed and move the effort to the Senate, the motion needed to [...]
April 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Executive Branch, House, Senate, Uncategorized
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 if they allow residents to ride out tornadoes and other storms in the park office.