Jason Murphey:  The Lobbyist Shakedown

I have frequently expressed my view of the inappropriate influence of lobbyists over the legislative process. I once wrote about a certain group of government agency lobbyists this way: “They are professional relationship manipulation experts and…

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FGST:  Pick Pockets not just at state level – busy in Bartlesville too!  Vote No March 6th

We have this wonderful idea and we’re going to let you pay for it…

Well let’s just say, I have my yard sign up!

Make our Downtown Great Again
The Downtown doesn’t need a new theme park with an amphitheater (The Price Tower Park Project)

Instead…  The Downtown does need its long overdue landscaping finished!

Vote No to the Parks & Recreation Bond on March 6th

Finding Gems & Sharing Them – Pick Pockets not just at state level – busy in Bartlesville too! Vote No March 6th

FGST:  The Raw Nerve of it All — Arrogance and Corporate Greed of ‘StepUp’ Plan

Yes, I am mad as a hornet and wanting all the representatives in Oklahoma to know it!

There is NO excuse for raising taxes when you have not dealt with waste and fraud and SWAG.

Really folks go back to the drawing board. Clean house first. Cut across the board if you need to do so. But at least make an effort to get your house in order before you come asking the taxpayer for more!

Now we have this ‘StepUp’ corporate money group wanting you to pay more while they still operate with tax credits. Well sure they do. You taxpayers gonna go for it?

Tell your representatives what you think – politely, but quickly. They will be voting this week on picking your pocket some more.

Finding Gems & Sharing Them – The Raw Nerve of it All — Arrogance and Corporate Greed of ‘StepUp’ Plan

Tapp Into Common Sense/Brogdon:  The Band Is Back Together

By former State Senator Randy Brogdon
Yes, the band is back together and like most Oklahomans, I’m not crazy about the song they’re singing. I’m talking about the band of billionaires and millionaires who created “Step Up Oklahoma.” The name alone is highly offensive…

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Jason Murphey:  Limiting the Power of Lobbyists

I once watched, “The Best Government Money Can Buy,” a documentary that details the considerable influence of lobbyists over the development and implementation of policy. It also clearly illustrates some of the constitutional and practical barriers…

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