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07 Feb
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RELEASE: Interest on ‘Payday Loans’ Would be Slashed In HB 1404 Filed by Rep. Mickey Dollens

OKLAHOMA CITY (7 February 2017) – “Predatory” lenders imposing “unfair and abusive” loan terms on “people who feel as though they have nowhere to turn” resulted in a bill by a first-term legislator to slash the interest rate on so-called ...

06 Feb
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Fallin Wants a $1.1 Billion Tax Increase on The Middle-Class and Working Families

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Democratic Party is dismayed that it took a billion-dollar revenue failure for Governor Fallin to recognize that we have a revenue problem, not a spending problem. Today she admitted that we need new revenue streams ...

03 Feb
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STATEMENT: House Creates Own Slush Fund

The House Investigative Committee Report is woefully inadequate in addressing the authority of the Speaker of the House to expend funds as well as the source of those funds.

01 Feb
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RELEASE: House Bill Proposes Minimal Paid Sick Leave for All Workers

OKLAHOMA CITY (1 February 2017) – A measure by which all workers in Oklahoma would accrue up to at least one week of earned paid sick leave annually has been filed in the state House of Representatives.

01 Feb
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STATEMENT: DNC Statement on Black History Month

“This Black History Month we honor the heroes of our shared past and recommit ourselves to the ongoing fight against discrimination and racial inequality.