Governor Mary Fallin, House Speaker Charles McCall, and Senate Pro Tem Mike Schulz announced a budget proposal this morning that includes a bevy of tax hikes and new spending. Not included in the initial press release was a total of the cost associated…
By Joshua Tapp
Long live King George the Third!
Long live the King!
May the King live forever!
Oklahoma Legislature cheers with signs waving: Taxes and Fees, Swag, More Gov, Graft, Cronyism, Waste, Spending…
[Editors note: Try substituting Queen Mary for King George; history does repeat itself. Wake up taxpayers…/sc]
by Eli Clifton
President Donald Trump’s decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), appears to have fallen in line with the views espoused by several of his top donors. These funders believe that Iran poses an apocalyptic threat only addressable through military action, including the use of nuclear weapons.
Two years ago, every Republican in Congress opposed the JCPOA. With the future of the agreement now in the hands of a GOP-controlled House and Senate, those same billionaire Iran hawks may hold a powerful influence over any Republican lawmaker contemplating voting against legislation designed to harm the JCPOA.
Richardson Calls on Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb to Block Proposed Tax IncreasesTulsa, OK, October 23, 2017 – Gary Richardson, Republican candidate for Governor, issued a statement today in regard to the proposed budget deal announced by Governor Fallin.”Once ag…
The Russian Nuclear firm Rosatom bought Canadian mining company Uranium One in 2010. The deal gave Putin control over 20% of the U.S. Uranium supply. The Hill reported last week that the FBI knew that Russian nuclear officials were involved in racketeering schemes in the U.S. prior to the purchase. The Russians had also directed
Special Session Budget Agreement ReachedOKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin, Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz and House Speaker Charles McCall today reached an agreement adjusting the 2018 fiscal year budget that, among other things, helps fil…
Last week I described the dangerous decline of transparency in the Legislature and how this is leading to an environment into which terrible ideas are quickly advancing from introduction to passage before legislators can figure out the implications…
The Law Enforcement lobby gathered in Midwest City to fight efforts to reform asset forfeiture, sentencing, classifications, & other matters. US Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, was a keynote speaker. “Ladies and gentlemen, this is an issue, this is a fight, that is not going away,” Rep. Scott Biggs, a Chickasha Republican and leading opponent of sentencing reform, told sherif […]
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