Task force’s next focus: Tax credit for energy-efficient homes and five-year ad valorem tax break (access required)

At their next meeting, members of a task force co-chaired by Rep. David Dank, R-Oklahoma City, will look at a $4,000 tax credit for energy-efficient homes and the five-year ad valorem tax break for new industries. The task force’s next ...

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Special election to choose successor to Farley set for Feb. 14 of next year (access required)

Gov. Mary Fallin has scheduled the special election to choose a successor to the late state Rep. Rusty Farley for Tuesday, Feb. 14. The filing period for candidates will be Monday, Aug. 22 through Wednesday, Aug. 24. Special primary elections, if necessary, ...

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Fallin to highlight Oklahoma’s unmanned aerial vehicle programs at upcoming conference (access required)

She may still be recovering from arthroscopic hip surgery (scheduled for today), but Gov. Mary Fallin plans on being in Washington, D.C., in mid-August to talk up Oklahoma as an important player in the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) arena. From ...

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Debt ceiling quick fix not the way to go, says Fallin (access required)

With American businesses sitting on some $1 trillion they could spend on expansion and other investment as they watch the debt ceiling back-and-forth wrangling in Washington, Gov. Mary Fallin said Monday that Congress and the president need to come to ...

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Appeals court clarifies how Oklahoma registration law affects sex offenders from other states (access required)

Sex offenders who move to Oklahoma are subject to Oklahoma’s law requiring such offenders to register with the Department of Corrections even if their conviction occurred before the law took effect, the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals has clarified in ...

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