Jamison Faught

MuskogeePolitico.com is operated by blogger Jamison Faught, and was started on July 31st 2008.

Faught is a lifelong Muskogee resident, and is a homeschool graduate. He and his wife Kristen have one daughter Carmen, born in July of 2015.

On the political side, Faught has volunteered on numerous campaigns, served as the chairman and organizer of the Muskogee Tea Party, and has been involved in both the Muskogee County Republican Party and the Oklahoma Republican Party for almost a decade. U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Muskogee) was the doctor who delivered him at birth (one could say Jamison was “doomed” from his first breath to become involved to some degree in politics), and his father (George Faught) has served four terms as the first Republican state representative in House District 14.

See more of his work via Muskogee Politico

Hofmeister says she supports Sanctuary Cities

From the Daily Caller:Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Says She Supports Sanctuary CitiesSARAH WEAVEROctober 26, 2022  —  4:25 PM ETDemocratic Oklahoma governor candidate Joy Hofmeister said she supports sanctuary cities during a campaign event Satu…

Stitt ad: special interests bought Hofmeister because they can't control Stitt

After taking hits from pro-Hofmeister dark money groups for over a year, Governor Stitt’s reelection campaign is going on the offensive:

NEW TV AD: SPECIAL INTERESTS CAN’T CONTROL KEVIN STITT

“Special interest bought Joy Hofmeister who fought to keep schools closed while test scores plummeted.”

October 26, 2022 (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – The Stitt for Governor 2022 campaign launched today a new statewide television ad highlighting how Democrat State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister is bought by special interests who have spent at least $25 million to date in the election cycle to cover up her record of closing classrooms, leading the nation in public schools with plummeting test scores, and advocating for a laundry list of tax hikes.

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1889 Institute: Oklahoma’s tax system can be improved

PRINCIPLES FOR SOUND TAX POLICYOklahoma’s tax system can be improved.OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (July 15, 2021) – The 1889 Institute has published “The Why and How of Sound Tax Policy,” an exploration into the principles that should be followed in formulating t…

State Reps. Caldwell, Roberts comment on Department of Education audit

Reactions are starting to come in regarding Governor Stitt’s requested – first ever – full audit of the State Department of Education. Click here for the (un)surprising take from Republican Republican-In-Name-Only State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister.

Rep. Chad Caldwell Comments on Education Audit

OKLAHOMA CITY – Rep. Chad Caldwell, R-Enid, today issued the following statement after the governor and the state auditor announced an investigative audit of the Oklahoma Cost Accounting System (OCAS) at the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE). 

Caldwell and 21 other lawmakers requested the audit last November after a report from State Auditor and Inspector Cindy Byrd of EPIC Charter Schools revealed the OSDE failed to properly monitor the OCAS for compliance.  

“I appreciate Governor Stitt calling for an audit of the State Department of Education. Following on the heels of the report from the state auditor last year that identified serious shortcomings in the department’s compliance efforts, 22 legislators asked the governor to further investigate these claims. With today’s announcement, Governor Stitt has followed through on the promise he made to Oklahoma taxpayers.

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Transparency? Hofmeister calls Department of Education audit an "attack"

First rattle out of the box and wannabe Democrat State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister, who has always been a liberal wolf in Republican clothing, calls Governor Stitt’s Department of Education audit an “attack”. 

This is a transparent attempt to avoid transparency and fiscal accountability. Below is Hofmeister’s laughable press release:

Hofmeister responds to attack audit on public education

OKLAHOMA CITY (Sept. 16, 2021) – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister today made the following remarks after Gov. Kevin Stitt announced his audit request of the Oklahoma State Department of Education

“The Governor’s call for an audit is yet another attack on Oklahoma’s public education system. 

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