Author Archives: Bo Broadwater

Bo Broadwater joined The Journal Record Legislative Report as legislative report manager in October 2017. Bo is a member of the Warr Acres City Council and very active in his community. For the past several years, he has been the owner of a small business that provides window treatments such as shutters, blinds and shades as well as window and door replacement. He was a candidate for the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2016. He attended Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City and the University of Oklahoma and graduated with a degree political science.

Group files lawsuit over liquor distribution law

By: Molly M. Fleming The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – The Institute for Responsible Alcohol Policy filed a petition Tuesday with the Oklahoma Supreme Court, asking the court to rule that Senate Bill 608 is unconstitutional. Gov. Kevin Stitt signed the bill into law ...

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Horn co-sponsors marijuana banking bill

By: Brian Brus The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – The state’s lone liberal representative in Washington, D.C., has earned a little appreciation from the normally conservative-leaning Oklahoma Bankers Association. U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn, D-Okla., announced Tuesday that she is co-sponsoring the ...

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Keep the U.S. and Oklahoma at forefront of innovation

By Jennifer Lepard  June 4, 2019 NONDOC As executive director of the State Chamber Research Foundation, I’ve been fortunate to witness our state’s scientific professionals and researchers make many remarkable discoveries and pioneer groundbreaking projects. Because it can take years — and sometimes ...

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Staff Reports

Thompson named co-chair of LOFT oversight committee OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. Roger Thompson has been appointed co-chair of the Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency oversight committee by Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City. Senate Bill 1 created ...

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Staff Report

House passes bill creating budget office OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a measure creating a legislative office to evaluate agency budgets and programs for lawmakers. Senate Bill 1, by House Speaker Charles McCall and ...

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