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19 Apr
0

Father of Rep. Morrissette Dies After Lengthy Illness

State Rep. Richard Morrissette, left, during the celebration of the 93rd birthday of his father, Robert Joseph Morrissette, right. OKLAHOMA CITY (April 19, 2016) – Robert Joseph Morrissette, the father of state Rep. Richard Morrissette of Oklahoma City, died peacefully ...

18 Apr
0

“Open Carry” by Untrained Gun-Toters is Scary

By Dr. George E Young Sr State Representative, House District 99 I am aware of a degradation of not only civil discourse, but also in how we as a people are beginning to place a lower value on human life ...

14 Apr
0

Governor Sheds Crocodile Tears Over State Budget

With just six weeks left in the 2015 legislative session, Governor Mary Fallin introduced her “Executive Budget 2.0” this week to the House and Senate. The legislature has failed to discuss any proposals or options as of yet to address ...

24 Mar
0

GOP Legislature’s Maladroit Management of State Budget Continues to Punish Public Education

[Oklahoma City, OK, March 24, 2016] House and Senate Democrats recently won a key victory for students by pressuring Governor Fallin to allocate state funds to alleviate Oklahoma’s school budget crisis. Governor Fallin initially opposed the measure but, following the ...

03 Mar
2

The Bloodletting of Oklahoma’s Education and Health Agencies

[Oklahoma City, OK, March 3, 2016] Republicans’ reckless tax cuts continue to bleed Oklahoma’s public education, healthcare, and public safety agencies dry with today’s announcement of an additional four percent across-the-board cut to agencies. Public education will receive the largest ...