Rep Jason Murphey HD31

Jason Murphey:  The Best Resource for Studying State Spending

Every so often, I field this question from those who are interested in state government: “How can I see state finances?”It’s a query I really appreciate. Simply by asking the question, the person sends the message that he does not intend to judge…

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You will find a listing of all recent CAFRs with a Google search for “Oklahoma CAFR.

https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=Oklahoma+CAFR

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Jason Murphey:  The Most Wasteful Item of State Government Spending

When asked to point out what I believe to be the most wasteful and inappropriate form of government spending, I can answer without hesitation. Without a doubt, it is the extremely inappropriate tendency of government agencies to hire private lobbying…

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Jason Murphey:  We Have a LOT of Travel

“We have a LOT of travel! There are a lot of savings to be found in this area.” I could hear the excitement in the voice of the State Purchasing Director as he made this statement. He enjoyed the opportunity to save money for taxpayers and he was…

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Jason Murphey: An Attitude of Gratitude

Observing the Legislature over the past 11 years have given me much perspective. I now have a tremendous appreciation for those courageous legislators who are willing to defend the taxpayer interests even under the most difficult of…

Jason Murphey: Still Relevant Words of Wisdom

I have made it a practice to keep on file notable correspondence both written and emailed. From time to time, I go through these archives. Some of this correspondence is quite timeless and still relevant.I encountered the text of one such letter as I…