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Voters Decide State Questions

Published: Winter 2017 By: Constitution Staff

Voters found seven state questions on the November election ballot. Three of the measures – SQ 779...Continued Inside...

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Trump Nominates Pruitt to Lead EPA

Published: Winter 2017 By: Constitution Staff

Were certainly going to draw a line in the sand. This is the worst-case scenario when it comes to...Continued Inside...

Special Election for State House District 28

Published: Winter 2017 By: Constitution Staff

State Rep. Tom Newell (R-Seminole) announced his resignation from the Oklahoma House of...Continued Inside...

U.S. Department of Education - Its Time to Kill it

Published: Winter 2017 By: Linda Murphy

If we have ever had the opportunity to kill the U.S. Department of Education the time is now. We...Continued Inside...

Hate Speech Hysteria at the University of Oklahoma

Published: Winter 2017 By: David Deming

In March of 2015, people across the US were shocked to see a video showing two members of the...Continued Inside...

The Prudent Fix for Oklahomas Long Term Budget Problems!

Published: Winter 2017 By: Charlie Meadows

Here we go again, another year of expected budget short falls, caused mainly by the downturn in...Continued Inside...

Book Review: The Oklahomans

Published: Winter 2017 By: Steve Byas

The Oklahomans: The Story of Oklahoma and Its PeopleVolume I: Ancient-Statehoodby John J. Dwyer,...Continued Inside...

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2018 Race for Governor

Published: Winter 2017 By: Constitution Staff

Oklahoma voters in presidential election years see what is known as the short ballot. But, in the off year elections, such as 2018, state voters have the long ballot which includes races for governor, lieutenant governor, a host of secondary offices,...... Continued Inside...

GOP Rides to Victory in 2016 Election

Published: Winter 2017 By: Constitution Staff

The 2016 General Election was a resounding success for the Republican Party in Oklahoma. The GOP nominees for President, U.S. Senate, the five U.S. House districts all won. And, Republicans not only maintained control of both houses of the state...... Continued Inside...

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Letter to the Editor for Winter 2017
Constitution StaffWinter 2017

A Splash of HopeNow that the final chapter in the quest for a new President of the USA has been written, it would appear that we may not have made a serious mistake in the selection of a replacement. In my mind, the only promise kept by PRESBO was that he...... Continued Inside...

Tidbits...
Tidbits for Winter 2017
Constitution Staff Winter 2017

Oklahoma Voter RegistrationOfficial voter registration statistics released in January showed the highest total number of registered voters in the state since 2009. The Oklahoma State Election Board does an official voter registration count each January 15...... Continued Inside...

All Judges Survive 2016 Judicial Retention Election

Published: Winter 2017 By: Constitution Staff

All judges on the 2016 judicial retention ballot were elected to another term. Oklahomans voted in 1967 to amend the state Constitution to change the manner in which Oklahoma Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals judges were chosen. Before 1967,...... Continued Inside...

Revenue Estimate Shows $692 Million Hole

Published: Winter 2017 By: Constitution Staff

On December 21, the Board of Equalization approved an estimate of revenues available for the next appropriated state budget that shows a preliminary budget hole of at least $692 million. Gov. Mary Fallin will use the estimate to build the executive budget...... Continued Inside...

Oklahoma Receives REAL ID Extension

Published: Winter 2017 By: Constitution Staff

Governor Mary Fallin along with legislative leaders announced on January 3 that Oklahoma has received an extension through June 6, 2017, to meet the requirements in the REAL ID Act. But the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned that failure by...... Continued Inside...

Legislature Completes Bill Filing

Published: Winter 2017 By: Constitution Staff

At the conclusion of January 19th bill-filing deadline the last day for state legislators to submit legislation there were 1,340 bills and 24 joint resolutions filed in the Oklahoma House of Representatives for the First Session of the 56th Legislature....... Continued Inside...

Constitution Columnists

Theodore King

The Federal Page for Winter 2017
Buchanan's TriumphOn December 5, 1980, National Review held its 25th anniversary dinner at the...

Steve Byas

Civil Asset Forfeiture and Oklahoma's State Constitution
It is remarkable how when one challenges the practice of government agents taking private property,...

Rep. Jason Murphey

No to Gas Tax Increase
You may have recently seen news stories describing the impending introduction of a gas tax increase....

John Michener

Roe v. Wade: Comply or Defy?
January 22 marked forty-four years since the Supreme Court of the United States (the Court)...

Brandon Dutcher

Nearly 4 in 10 Oklahoma Teachers Would Choose Private or Home Schooling for Their Own Children
When asked whats the best educational choice for their own children, one might expect near unanimity...

Andrew K. Boyle

The Curious Case of Scott Pruitt
Its always fun to revisit stories from the recent past. Part of the responsibilities incumbent on...

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