Insurance Commissioner John Doak has officially endorsed Matt Pinnell’s campaign for Lieutenant Governor in 2018:Pinnell, a past chairman of the Oklahoma Republican Party, announced his campaign on April 20th, and has also been endorsed by Congres…
Governor candidate Gary Richardson has a plan that he claims would fill the $878 million budget gap, increase funding to the Department of Corrections, Public Safety, and DHS while still ensuring a $3,000 pay raise for Oklahoma teachers. Rather than cut spending on non-core services or deferring corporate tax credits, our leaders want to raise taxes on middle and lower-income Oklahomans.His budget policy team published this message; “When econo […]
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The Oklahoma Supreme Court refused to even hear the merits of a challenge to the Patrick Wyrick nomination, by Gov. Fallin. He’s been living and working in OKC, as member of the state’s legal team. But the constitution mandates that someone living in S.E. Oklahoma(Judicial District 2) be appointed to this seat, which was vacated by the retirement of Steven Taylor. Two Oklahomans from District 2 filed a constitutional challenge within the week. Their evidence is […]
By Joel Achenbach May 8
Eight counties with the largest decreases in life expectancy since 1980 are in Kentucky. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
Life expectancy is rising overall in the United States, but in some areas, death rates are going conspicuously in the other direction. These geographical disparities are widening, according to a report published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Life expectancy is greatest in the high country of central Colorado, but in many pockets of the United States, life expectancy is more than 20 years lower, according to the report from the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
And here is a video composite with comments from representatives and pro-life leaders at the capitol right after the vote about the effort. It was done by The Liberator and talks about the changing mindset and the will of the people to end the killing in our land.
May 9th, 2017 — Yesterday, the House and Senate Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget passed House Bill 2347, which caps personal itemized deductions effective January 1, 2017. Dr. Tom Coburn has issued the following statement regarding efforts to have the bill approved by the entire legislature and sent to the Governor for approval.
Original source via OCPA here.