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The Open Government Project – Hear the Bills!

The House officially convenes on Monday, February 6, and their first order of business will be to adopt the rules which will govern how they operate for the session. On that day, a representative will propose the adoption of the “Open Government Rule,” which states, “A bill shall be heard and receive a vote in committee if the primary author requests it in writing; and a bill, having passed committee, shall be heard and receive a vote on the House floor if the primary author requests it in writing.”

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Activist Alert:  Open Government Rule is a Top Priority on Feb 6th

It would seem to be a no brainer, that your representatives assigned to various committees would actually consider the bills brought before them. However, ask any activist involved for more than one cycle if you want to hear the war stories!

The House officially convenes on Monday, February 6, and their first order of business will be to adopt the rules which will govern how they operate for the session. On that day, a representative will propose the adoption of the “Open Government Rule,” which states, “A bill shall be heard and receive a vote in committee if the primary author requests it in writing; and a bill, having passed committee, shall be heard and receive a vote on the House floor if the primary author requests it in writing.”

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Stolen Government to Open Government

Published on Dec 14, 2016
OCPAC meeting in OKC Area

Former Oklahoma Representative Charles Key explains why we have no real representation and the need for an Open Government rule which requires a hearing of certain legislative proposals.

Charles Key has written a pamphlet on topic. Please obtain one and make sure your representative has a copy. I will share a link here when possible. Attend an OCPAC meeting in the meantime if you can do that because I know they will have them available.

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Washington, D.C. – The Free Law Founders (FLF) today announced that Oklahoma Representative Jason Murphey and the Congressional Data Coalition have joined its ranks. A nation-wide group of elected officials, government workers, policy experts and civic technologists, the FLF exists to share resources and expertise around opening up laws, legislation, and the lawmaking process online so that…

Open Government Project
Here is the text of the resolution submitted to the OK County GOP ExecComm on Open Government. It has been submitted for electronic vote, with Friday, 5pm deadline. It is not official yet. I encourage everyone to adopt it at your counties and send on the the legislators. They should NOT take us for granted any longer. Continue reading

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma taxpayers may soon have the right to file open records requests online, gain the ability to track the status of requests for vital records, have better purview of legislative meetings, and realize hundreds of thousands of dollars of savings through state government reorganization and consolidation.