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RIED Report Names Legislators Supporting Big Business Interests

Published: Fall 2017 By: Constitution Staff

In June, the Research Institute for Economic Development (RIED) released their legislative scorecard...Continued Inside...

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Special Elections for Legislature

Published: Fall 2017 By: Constitution Staff

Special Elections to fill vacancies in the Oklahoma Legislature continue, with four of eight vacant...Continued Inside...

Federal Offices on 2018 Ballot

Published: Fall 2017 By: Constitution Staff

The U.S. Congress is composed of two chambers. Senators serve six-year terms with only a third of...Continued Inside...

The Push Poll that Convinced Legislators to Raise your Taxes

Published: Fall 2017 By: Rep. Jason Murphey

It was the moment that left no doubt in my mind: the fix was in. Not only would this not be a year...Continued Inside...

Principle With Policy: OCPAC Legislative Awards 2017

Published: Fall 2017 By: John Michener

What good does it do if someone claims to have faith but does not prove it with actions? Show me...Continued Inside...

Sex Education Firestorm in NE Oklahoma

Published: Fall 2017 By: Linda Murphy

Friday October 20th, I was scheduled for an interview on KFAQ Tulsa radio station. We were planning...Continued Inside...

Oklahoma Judicial Elections

Published: Fall 2017 By: Constitution Staff

When the Oklahoma Constitution was adopted in 1907, judges were chosen through partisan elections....Continued Inside...

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Supreme Court Ruling Prompts Special Session of Legislature

Published: Fall 2017 By: Constitution Staff

Governor Mary Fallin issued an executive order calling for a special session of the Oklahoma Legislature which convened on Monday, September 25. She called for the legislators to address the shortfall in the current fiscal year budget, to develop long...... Continued Inside...

Bridenstine Nominated to Head NASA

Published: Fall 2017 By: Constitution Staff

In September, Oklahoma First District Congressman Jim Bridenstine was nominated to head the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). I am humbled by this opportunity, and I thank President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence for their...... Continued Inside...

In The Mail...
Letters to the Editor for Fall 2017
Constitution StaffFall 2017

END WASTE AND NIT-PIC TAXESThe daily news(?)paper in Tulsa has a couple of regular items on page 2 each day that are anecdotal, but also informative and interesting. In a recent issue a small item titled Will Rogers says read: I see by the papers that...... Continued Inside...

Tidbits...
Tidbits for Fall 2017
Constitution Staff Fall 2017

Randall University to host Governor Candidate ForumRandall University in Moore, Oklahoma, will host a forum for the governor candidates on November 7. The forum will begin at 7 p.m., and last until 9 p.m. All of the announced candidates for governor,...... Continued Inside...

State Offices on 2018 Ballot

Published: Fall 2017 By: Constitution Staff

In non-presidential election years, the governors office, a host of secondary statewide offices, and one seat for the Corporation Commission are all up for election. In 2018, the candidate filing period will be April 11-13. The Primary Election will be...... Continued Inside...

Oklahoma Judicial Elections

Published: Fall 2017 By: Constitution Staff

When the Oklahoma Constitution was adopted in 1907, judges were chosen through partisan elections. Then, in 1965, a bribery scandal involving three Oklahoma Supreme Court justices was revealed. In 1967, these justices were impeached, or resigned from...... Continued Inside...

Sex Education Firestorm in NE Oklahoma

Published: Fall 2017 By: Linda Murphy

Friday October 20th, I was scheduled for an interview on KFAQ Tulsa radio station. We were planning to discuss the extremely low Tulsa Public Schools test scores and the very high salary of the Tulsa Superintendent. Just a couple of days earlier another...... Continued Inside...

Principle With Policy: OCPAC Legislative Awards 2017

Published: Fall 2017 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 actions is...... Continued Inside...

Constitution Columnists

Richard Engle

Tax Increases are Never Conservative
In the effort to appear to govern, many Oklahoma Republican politicians continue to call for tax...

Brandon Dutcher

Oklahoma Voters Want Tax Dollars to Follow the Child
Nearly two in three Oklahoma voters support using tax dollars to choose the public or private school...

Andrew K. Boyle

Oh, for a Muse of Mobishness : A Red Dirt-Kingdom for a Stage, with the People Causing Princes to Act
Conservatives, long-established, have a noted fondness for politics-as-literature. Whereas our more...

Steve Byas

Term Limits and Other Gimmicks
When I was preparing my recent column (see Summer edition) and talk on Our Michelle Obama...

Theodore King

The Federal Page for Fall 2017
Trans BanLast summer I reported on an amendment proposed by Congresswoman Vicki Hartzler of Missouri...

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