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Governor Suspends Use of ERAD Card Readers

Published: Summer 2016 By: Constitution Staff

Controversy erupted in June when it was learned that the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (DPS)...Continued Inside...

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The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust

Published: Summer 2016 By: Theodore King

The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) is a billion dollar smoked piggy bank for healthcare...Continued Inside...

Fallin Vetoes Pro-Life Bill

Published: Summer 2016 By: Constitution Staff

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Published: Summer 2016 By: Constitution Staff

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Report on the Republican National Convention

Published: Summer 2016 By: Steve Byas

Oklahoma Constitution newspaper editor Steve Byas was a delegate to the Republican National...Continued Inside...

RINO Legislators Launch Think Tank

Published: Summer 2016 By: Constitution Staff

Three Republican state senators who will be leaving the Legislature are launching a think tank that...Continued Inside...

Murphy Secures Another Term on Oklahoma Corporation Commission

Published: Summer 2016 By: Constitution Staff

Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy secured another six-year term after her only opponent...Continued Inside...

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Oklahoma State Legislators Rated

Published: Summer 2016 By: Constitution Staff

This issue of the Oklahoma Constitution presents the 38th annual Oklahoma Conservative Index, rating our state legislators. Members of each house of the Oklahoma Legislature were rated on ten key votes. A favorable vote on these issues represents a belief...... Continued Inside...

Principle With Policy: OCPAC Legislative Awards

Published: Summer 2016 By: John Michener

“What good does it do…if someone claims to have faith but does not prove it with actions?… Show me your faith without any actions, and I will show you my faith by my actions… For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without...... Continued Inside...

In The Mail...
Letters to Editor for Summer 2016
Constitution StaffSummer 2016

Another Questionable Fallin Veto I received a letter forwarded by Kevin Hurdelbink, managing technician at the HBOT (HyperBaric Oxygen Therapy) clinic in Jenks. This letter was written by Dr. Jim Maxey, D.D.S. to Governor Mary Fallin objecting to her ...... Continued Inside...

Tidbits...
Tidbits for Summer 2016
Constitution Staff Summer 2016

Next State Senate Pro Tempore In April, Republican senators voted to designate Senator Mike Schulz (R-Altus) as the next President Pro Tempore of the Oklahoma State Senate. The President Pro Tem is the upper chamber’s top leadership position. In a...... Continued Inside...

RIED Report Names Legislators Supporting Big Business Interests

Published: Summer 2016 By: Constitution Staff

In June, the Research Institute for Economic Development (RIED) released their legislative scorecard showing that 13 members of the state Senate and 13 members of the state House of Representatives scored a perfect 100 on the 2016 RIED Report. The non...... Continued Inside...

Congressmen Win Renomination in Primary Election

Published: Summer 2016 By: Constitution Staff

The U.S. Congress is composed of two chambers. Senators serve six-year terms with only a third of the seats up each election year. Each state has two seats in that upper chamber. All five Oklahoma seats in the U.S. House of Representatives were up each...... Continued Inside...

Oklahoma Legislative Races Advance to Primary Runoff Election

Published: Summer 2016 By: Constitution Staff

Three state legislators, including a senator and two representatives, were defeated in the June 28 Primary Election. Also, a number of races for party nomination remain to be settled. For those seats in which three or more members of the same party were...... Continued Inside...

Murphy Secures Another Term on Oklahoma Corporation Commission

Published: Summer 2016 By: Constitution Staff

Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy secured another six-year term after her only opponent formally withdrew from the race. The Oklahoma State Election Board issued Murphy a certificate of election on July 13 after receiving a formal notice from...... Continued Inside...

Constitution Columnists

Steve Byas

End Civil Asset Forfeiture in Oklahoma
William Cicco left his Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, home in March 2013, and was arrested by Bixby police...

Linda Murphy

Changes in Tulsa Public School Curriculum:
As teachers prepare to return to their classrooms, those in Tulsa Public Schools are learning that...

Charlie Meadows

Governor Fallin – Worse than I Expected
When Mary Fallin was running for governor in 2010, I made no bones about her not being a...

This Week's Oklahoma Conservative PAC Report

08/18/2016 05:33 PM

Online version 1. Program August 24: Election Results & Randall University 2. Charlie’s Picks, Primary Aug. 23 1. Program August 24: Election Results & Randall University. This Wednesday at noon at Mama Roja we will celebrate or commiserate as we dissect the election results. Then we ...Continued Inside...

This Week's Oklahoma Conservative PAC Report

08/14/2016 09:10 AM

Online version 1. Program August 17: Rep. Sally Kern 2. Primaries: Healthy Conflict or Capitulation? 1. Program August 17: Rep. Sally Kern. This Wednesday at noon at Mama Roja we will hear from term-limited Representative Sally Kern, who will reflect on the good, the bad, and the ugly ...Continued Inside...

This Week's Oklahoma Conservative PAC Report

08/07/2016 09:55 AM

Online version 1. Program August 10: Convention Delegates 2. The Crook Behind the Curtain: Transparency 3. VAXXED Back for One More Night 1. Program August 10: Convention Delegates. This Wednesday at noon at Mama Roja we will hear from delegates to the recent GOP convention in ...Continued Inside...

This Week's Oklahoma Conservative PAC Report

07/31/2016 11:52 AM

Online version 1. Program August 3: Mike Cantrell 2. Principle With Policy: OCPAC Legislative Awards 3. VAXXED Back for One More Night 1. Program August 3: Mike Cantrell. This Wednesday at noon at Mama Roja we will hear from Mike Cantrell. Mike has been the owner of oil and gas ...Continued Inside...

This Week's Oklahoma Conservative PAC Report

07/24/2016 12:13 PM

Online version 1. Representation an Illusion 2. Is Your Legislator Conservative? Part 4 3. VAXXED Back for One More Night. 4. Program July 27: Libertarians on the Ballot 5. Help the Teegarden Campaign for Senate 1. Representation an Illusion. We do not have representative governmen ...Continued Inside...

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