Tag Archives: Scott Inman

Oklahoma Democratic Party Opens Primaries to Independent Voters (access required)

This morning Oklahoma Democratic Party Chair Mark Hammons announced that the party would be opening its primary elections and primary run offs to registered independent voters. This new policy would be enacted today and apply to all Democratic primaries in ...

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State loses No Child Left Behind waiver; Barresi says federal denial means that 90 percent of schools will have to spend federal funds on improvement programs (access required)

By Marie Price Editor/Senior Capitol Reporter Journal Record Legislative Report Federal officials notified the State Department of Education Thursday that Oklahoma’s waiver from 13 No Child Left Behind regulations will not be extended because the state did not obtain an ...

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Equalization Board to discuss effect of recent AG opinion on OHLAP funding cut (access required)

By Marie Price Language in the FY 2015 general appropriation bill that requires the State Equalization Board to recertify funding for the Oklahoma Higher Learning Access Program for scholarships, cutting almost $7.9 million from the program, is on the agenda ...

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Attorney general: Legislature’s $7.9 million cut in OHLAP scholarship fund was unconstitutional (access required)

By Marie Price Lawmakers lacked authority to reduce funding for Oklahoma Higher Learning Access Program scholarships by $7.9 million, Attorney General Scott Pruitt said in an opinion issued Thursday to House Minority Leader Scott Inman.

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