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Bills Make Their Way Through Oklahoma Legislature

Published: Spring 2019 By: Constitution Staff

With the close of the legislative session approaching at the end of May, various bills are being...Continued Inside...

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State Election Board Conducts Voter List Maintenance

Published: Spring 2019 By: Constitution Staff

The State Election Board completed its statutorily-mandated, biennial voter list maintenance on...Continued Inside...

Medicaid Initiative Petition Filed

Published: Spring 2019 By: Constitution Staff

A filing was made at the Oklahoma Secretary of State office on April 19 for proposed State Question...Continued Inside...

Bill Graves Explains the Constitution in New Book

Published: Spring 2019 By: Steve Byas

Prudent Jurisprudence: The Constitutions Framers & the Supreme Court, by William D. Graves,...Continued Inside...

Compact to Stop Corporate Handouts

Published: Spring 2019 By: Constitution Staff

Government support for businesses through subsidies and other special treatment, commonly referred...Continued Inside...

State General Revenue Fund Collections above Estimate

Published: Spring 2019 By: Constitution Staff

State General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in March were $508.9 million and came in at $31.8...Continued Inside...

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Oklahoma Republicans Elect Leaders and Adopt Platform

Published: Spring 2019 By: Constitution Staff

On April 6, nearly 1,000 delegates attended the Oklahoma Republican State Convention held at the First Moore Baptist Church in Moore, OK. They elected a new state party Chairman and Vice-Chairman, adopted a new party platform, and heard from many of the...... Continued Inside...

Gov. Stitt Establishes Cabinet

Published: Spring 2019 By: Constitution Staff

On January 24, Gov. Kevin Stitt issued his first executive order since becoming governor. The executive order created his administrations official cabinet and assigned various agencies, commissions and boards to each cabinet secretary. The Cabinet is...... Continued Inside...

In The Mail...
Letters to the Editor for Spring 2019
Constitution StaffSpring 2019

PET RATTLESNAKESIf there is one truth in life it is the fact that you cannot make a pet out of a rattlesnake. You can put a rattlesnake in a box and feed him mice every day, but in the end he will not care anymore for you than any other person who happens...... Continued Inside...

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Tidbits for Spring 2019
Constitution Staff Spring 2019

Democrats Select Wisconsin for ConventionIn March, Democrats selected Milwaukee to host their 2020 national convention, setting up the party's 2020 standard-bearer to accept the presidential nomination in the heart of the old industrial belt that...... Continued Inside...

State General Revenue Fund Collections above Estimate

Published: Spring 2019 By: Constitution Staff

State General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in March were $508.9 million and came in at $31.8 million, or 6.7%, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $103.4 million, or 25.5%, above collections in March of 2018. Total collections over the first nine...... Continued Inside...

Compact to Stop Corporate Handouts

Published: Spring 2019 By: Constitution Staff

Government support for businesses through subsidies and other special treatment, commonly referred to as corporate welfare, has proven time and again to be an ineffective use of taxpayer dollars. But the practice persists, with policymakers claiming they...... Continued Inside...

Bill Graves Explains the Constitution in New Book

Published: Spring 2019 By: Steve Byas

Prudent Jurisprudence: The Constitutions Framers & the Supreme Court, by William D. Graves, Coulterville California: Center for Cultural Leadership, 2019, 406 pages, paperback.Bill Graves served 24 years in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, where...... Continued Inside...

Constitution Columnists

Richard Engle

No More Mr. GOP
Many years ago when I was still young enough to be a Young Republican, I served as State Chair of...

John Michener

The Duty to Abolish Abortion: We are Without Excuse
The movement to abolish abortion has finally reached critical mass. Enough concerned and educated...

Tim Bakamjian

Stitts Strong Start
In his January 14th inaugural address, Governor Kevin Stitt outlined a clear set of goals for his...

Linda Murphy

The Expanding Role of K-12 Public Schools
The expanding role of social services and social change in K-12 schools should be closely examined....

Byron Schlomach

Oklahomas Dismal Public Education Ranking
Governor Stitt has made it his goal to move Oklahoma toward top ten status among the states. Exactly...

Bill Graves

The True Meaning of the Constitutions Cruel & Unusual Punishment Clause
1. The Framers Meaning of Cruel and Unusual PunishmentThe Constitutions Eighth Amendment provides...

Theodore King

The Federal Page for Spring 2019
National Debt Now Exceeds 22 TrillionOn February 12, the United States Treasury Department reported...

David Deming

Is the University of Oklahoma a Racist Institution?
The University of Oklahoma is apparently becoming infamous as a hotbed of racism. In 2015, a video...

Steve Byas

Conversion Therapy Bill is Totalitarian
When it comes to abortion, the relationship between the physician (i.e. the abortionist) and the...

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