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Federal Funding Tap Dance: Are States Puppets Or Partners?

When considering how to get out of the way of the growing red ink tsunami gushing out of D.C., one of the first questions that comes to mind is what states can do about it. Many federal programs could be rejected by states, but they aren’t. Obviously, they want the money. Prior governors and legislators have opted to accept federal funds in an effort to tout how much they accomplish while in office, handing the strings and increased obligations to the next set of officials.

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The gulf coast oil spill was and is a horrible disaster with consequences that will last for years to come. But when one looks at the “big picture”, the oil spill is dwarfed by the tsunami of red ink that promises to suck everyone into its wake. The life boats are well within our reach – they are located right within in our own states.

OCPAC: Jason Reese, Desperate and now Irrational

++ AGENDA FOR THIS WEEK’S MEETING++ ANNOUNCEMENTS++ GOVERNOR FORUM-STRAW POLL AT STATE COMMITTEE MEETING++ JASON REESE, DESPERATE AND NOW IRRATIONAL++ TIDBITS++ AGENDA FOR THIS WEEK’S MEETINGOur 12 noon luncheon for Wednesday, June 30th will …

This week in Oklahoma candidates filed for primary slots for an election that will occur on July 27th. R3publicans have been working with many candidates for months now; working to restore the GOP to limited government, constitutional principles of a day gone by and sorely needed again. With filing past and the goal post just up ahead, it seems appropriate to profile some of the folks you will have an opportunity to help in the next few weeks (many of you are already doing so!).

Here are their banners with links to their websites and excerpts from their press releases this week:
Senator Randy Brogdon for Governor
Nathan Dahm for Congress CD01
Howard Houchen for Congress CD02
RJ Harris for Congress CD04
Mark Costello for Labor Commissioner

To restore the American people’s freedom to choose the health insurance that best meets their individual needs by repealing the mandate that all Americans obtain government-approved health insurance. http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=…

OCPAC: Calvey Wins Endorsement

++ AGENDA FOR THIS WEEK’S MEETING ++ ANNOUNCEMENTS ++ GOOD NEWS & A SITUATION THAT MAKES ME MAD CALVEY WINS ENDORSEMENT ++ THE OKLAHOMAN, BETTER LATE THAN NEVER OCPAC MEMBERSHIP UP-DATE ++ AGENDA FOR THIS WEEK’S MEETING Our 12…