BROGDON'S SOLUTION TO THE CURRENT STATE BUDGET SHORTFALL

Reckless overspending by the state legislature has finally caught up with us. Today the budget is overdrawn by $1.3 billion dollars. One would assume the elected officials would do the prudent thing and reduce the budget by $1.3 billion dollars this year. But don’t get your hopes up, because they are not going to do any such thing.Let’s review how we got to this point. During the years 2005-2007, state spending increased 38%, which was almost four times faster than the private sector grew at 10%. Spending increases included new government programs, agencies, boards, and bond issues which created long term debt. All of this government growth coupled with the recession has saddled the taxpayers with a huge burden.

OCPAC: Clouds Over America Conference

++ AGENDA FOR THIS WEEK’S MEETING ++ CLOUDS OVER AMERICA CONFERENCE ++ ADA TEA PARTY ++ NOT EVIL, JUST WRONG ++ OCPAC MEMBERSHIP UPDATE ++ AGENDA FOR THIS WEEK’S MEETING Our 12 noon luncheon for Wednesday, January 20th will…

OWASSO, OK – Gubernatorial candidate state Senator Randy Brogdon (R-Owasso) today announced his adamant opposition to the Obama administration’s Council of Governors.
“This power grab eliminates the lines between federal and state author…

BROGDON OPPOSES PRESIDENTAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNORS

OWASSO, OK – Gubernatorial candidate state Senator Randy Brogdon (R-Owasso) today announced his adamant opposition to the Obama administration’s Council of Governors.

“This power grab eliminates th…

Oklahoma candidates discuss issues facing seniors

(Left to Right) Lt. Governor Jeri Askins, Senator Randy Brogdon and Attorney General Drew Edmondson. (Source: NewsOK.com)Oklahoma candidates discuss issues facing seniors

Revenue’s a factor in state’s ability to offer services

BY MICHAEL MCNUTT…