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Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt vetoes budget, state Legislature overrides

Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism   Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt vetoed the state’s “general appropriation” bill and several associated measures on Wednesday, but lawmakers voted to override those vetoes within hours. Stitt’s most significant veto was of Senate Bill 1922, the general appropriation bill for all of state government. “This proposed budget does not […]

As Democratic rural losses increase, state Rep. Tadlock says he is changing Parties, not changing sides

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher Oklahoma City – State Rep. Johnny Tadlock, first elected as representative from Oklahoma House District 1 in 2014, delivered the political equivalent of a trembler at the state Capitol last week. Tadlock switched his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican. The Idabel legislator cited conservative policy beliefs as the reason for […]

Fast and Furious: Democratic Party leaders assail GOP in wake of court ruling on tobacco tax

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Although widely anticipated, the Oklahoma state Supreme Court’s unanimous decision striking down the tobacco “fee” enacted in May is provoking reactions ranging from shocked to celebratory. To be sure, the judicial ruling has also provoked political positioning in anticipation of a possible (perhaps likely) special legislative session. The City Sentinel’s […]

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