Category Archives: News

18 Feb
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House Democrats Comment on Death of Smoking Preemption Bill

State of Oklahoma House of Representatives   February 18, 2013   For immediate release: Contact: MaryAnn Martin, Ph.D. (405) 962-7819    House Democrats Comment on the Death of the Smoking Preemption Bill in the State Senate   OKLAHOMA CITY- Democratic ...

14 Feb
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BARRESI CAUGHT IN A LIE?

For Immediate Release February 14, 2013 Contact: Trav Robertson 405.427.3366  BARRESI CAUGHT IN A LIE? Superintendent of Public Instruction Shows Poor Judgement  Oklahoma City- According to a report in Thursday’s Tulsa World, State Schools Superintendent Jaent Barresi on Tuesday told a ...

14 Feb
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Rep. Floyd introduces suicide prevention bill

State of Oklahoma House of Representatives   February 13, 2013   For immediate release: Contact: Rep. Kay Floyd (405) 557-7396   Rep. Floyd introduces suicide prevention bill   OKLAHOMA CITY– A recent study cited suicide as the second leading cause ...

13 Feb
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Oklahoma Black History Heroes: Opio Toure

March 31, 1954 – February 4, 2008 Opio  Toure, a former Oklahoma State Representative, lawyer, activist, mentor and Langston University alumnus. Toure (who had changed his name from Ezellmo A. Stephens) was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma on March 31, 1954. ...

11 Feb
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Oklahoma Black History Heroes: Clara Luper

Clara Luper Her name does not resonate like that of Rosa Parks, and she did not garner the kind of national attention that a group of black students did when they took seats at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, ...

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