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21 Feb
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RELEASE: School Vouchers Divert Public Funding and Taxpayers’ Money to Unaccountable Private Schools

Instead of diverting taxpayer’s money to voucher programs that take additional funding away from struggling Oklahoma public schools, lawmakers should be concentrating on how to bring in revenue to increase teacher pay, incentives to retain teachers in Oklahoma, and improving ...

21 Feb
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RELEASE: House Democratic Caucus – Third House Measure in Five Years Filed To Ban Smoking in Vehicles Carrying Minors

OKLAHOMA CITY (21 February 2017) – For the third time in five years legislation has been filed to statutorily forbid smoking in a vehicle in which a child is being transported.

20 Feb
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RELEASE: House Dem Caucus – Civics, Dyslexia, Unfunded Mandates, Administrative Co-Ops, Incidence/Distribution of State Taxes Debated in House

OKLAHOMA CITY (20 January 2017) – Legislation to require students to be knowledgeable about civics, to eliminate unfunded mandates on schools, and to track the incidence and distribution of state taxes, were debated Monday in the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

20 Feb
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RELEASE: House Democratic Caucus – Hemorrhaging State Budget

OKLAHOMA CITY (19 February 2017) -- The Republican contest to decide who will succeed Mary Fallin as Governor of Oklahoma opened last week with a double-barreled blast at the state’s chief executive officer.

17 Feb
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RELEASE: ODP Statement on Pruitt’s Confirmation as Head of EPA

OKLAHOMA CITY – Scott Pruitt’s confirmation today is another glaring example of the White House’s interest in dismantling efforts to protect our environment and our children’s future, all for big oil and gas profits.

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