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Members of the Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission worked dutifully for one year – Read the Report!

  Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – When former Governor Brad Henry, a Democrat, and members of the Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission – the first of its kind nationally – convened last year — they quickly settled on a few things. First, they would study the entire process of capital punishment in Oklahoma, from […]

Capitol Report for April 2: For education, money but few reforms, and death penalty to be scrutinized

In 1990, the Legislature passed and Oklahomans supported House Bill 1017, Gov. Henry Bellmon’s Education Reform Act. The measure increased taxes to finance higher teacher pay and smaller class sizes. Leaders promised that “never again” would the state face a funding crunch for public education. On this week’s Capitol Report, Patrick B. McGuigan pointed out […]

Dialogue Institute Recognizes Honorees at Friendship Dinner

By Nasreen Iqbal, Special to The City Sentinel About 150 people gathered on April 7 at the Tower Hotel in Oklahoma City for The Dialogue Institute Oklahoma City’s eleventh annual Friendship Dinner and Awards Ceremony. The institute formed in 2002 as a nonprofit organization dedicated to uniting Oklahomans of different faiths, cultures and backgrounds through […]

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