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31 Jan
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Black History Month 2017

The month of February is designated as Black History Month to celebrate and recognize the role of African-Americans in United States' history. Every year a new theme is chosen to represent that month's main focus.

31 Jan
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RELEASE: House Bills Would Prohibit Jail for Inability to Pay Fines

OKLAHOMA CITY (31 January 2017) – No Oklahoman should be jailed for inability to pay a debt, and arrest records of anyone jailed “as a result of mistaken identity” should be sealed, a state legislator believes.

30 Jan
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RELEASE: Legislation to Restore Tax Credit Would Benefit

OKLAHOMA CITY (30 January 2017) – A measure has been filed to restore a provision that the Legislature deleted from the earned income tax credit last year to help plug a $1.3 billion state budget deficit.

27 Jan
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RELEASE: House Democratic Leader Discusses Education Issues

OKLAHOMA CITY (27 January 2017) – When it convenes to begin work on Feb. 6, the state Legislature will be confronted with yet another massive budget shortfall.

27 Jan
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RELEASE Charter Schools Have Regulatory and Financial Edge Over ‘Traditional’ Public Schools

Alarmingly, the proliferation of charter schools in Oklahoma is evidence of voters failing in their duty. For years, rural legislators tenaciously protected the local control of education in the communities they represented.