Spring 2016: The Oklahoma Constitution is Out!

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The Spring 2016 version of The Oklahoma Constitution is out!  Lots of great articles included – do not miss a one:

Record Candidate Filing

More candidates filed for state, federal and legislative offices…

State Questions Headed for November Ballot

A number of proposed State Questions to change the state constitution or state statutes are headed…

Oklahoma Presidential Primary Election Allocates Delegates

Oklahoma’s Presidential Preference Primary was held on March 1 and was part of “Super Tuesday”…

Libertarian Party to Be on Ballot in Oklahoma

On March 21, the Oklahoma State Election Board announced that a sufficient number of signatures…

State Supreme Court Upholds Education Scholarship Program

On February 16, the Oklahoma Supreme Court upheld a state program that provides scholarships to…

American Indian Cultural Center Agreement Reached

Oklahoma Corporation Commission Race

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission regulates oil and gas drilling, electric and gas utilities,…

Candidates File for Oklahoma Legislature

The candidate filing period for Oklahoma Legislature this year was April 13-15. Oklahoma’s Primary…

Conservative Heroes of Oklahoma: Bill Graves

It is difficult to imagine the history of Oklahoma’s politics since 1978, without the presence of…

Bills Make Their Way Through Legislature

With the close of the legislative session approaching at the end of May, various bills are being…

Oklahoma House Provides Exemption to Real ID

In a victory for religious freedom and civil liberty, the Oklahoma House of Representatives voted 86…

What is the best way to fight abortion? by Steve Byas

The Oklahoma Supreme Court, for the second time, has gone beyond its bounds and struck down an…

The Federal Page for Spring 2016 by Theodore King

Taylor Challenges Cole — Nothing is going to change in politics until some of our leaders are…

Oklahoma’s Budget Hole Could Be $1 Billion Deeper by Brandon Dutcher

Oklahoma’s budget crunch has been much in the news lately. But imagine how much worse the…

Unruly by Richard Engle

An unprecedented degree of attention has been put on the rules of the Republican Party this election season. This is not surprising as the media is looking for answers to questions which have gone unasked in decades.

Shadows of State Power by John Michener

Who really runs our state government? To answer that question, consider: who makes and enforces the most policies that affect the most citizens? Is it our part-time, minimum-wage, elected officials at the Capitol who will only serve for a season? Or could it be those who are full-time, well-paid, long-term professionals who will outlast any elected official?

Did the State Adopt Common Core – Again? by Rep Jason Murphey

I have received numerous emails regarding the state’s recent action to adopt new English and math…

Socialism is a Dead End by David Deming

It’s disheartening that an avowed socialist is a viable candidate for President of the United…

How Will Oklahoma’s K-12 Students Be Tested? by Linda Murphy

Oklahoma Legislature Passes Call For Con-Con

After defeating a resolution last year asking Congress to call a “convention of the states,” the…

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Letters to Editor for Spring 2016

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