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Gary Richardson is focused on making 2018 the year voters choose a change agent – him

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Gary Richardson, the former U.S. Attorney in Tulsa who in 2002 ran for governor of Oklahoma as an independent, is running this time as a Republican. He says he believes the GOP base is ready for a change agent, and that he is the agent. Asked to give a […]

Jason Nelson takes Senior Advisor position with Oklahoma’s E Foundation

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The E Foundation for Oklahoma today announced that former state representative Jason Nelson has joined the organization as Senior Advisor. Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb, chairman and founder of the E Foundation, said Nelson’s leadership experience and background in public policy are important assets for the foundation. “The E Foundation has […]

UNA-OKC recognizes UN Day with refugee crisis panel discussion

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter In recognition of the United Nations’ 71 years of working around the globe, the United Nations Association of Oklahoma City (UNA-OKC) will host a panel discussion themed “One Humanity. Shared Responsibility.”  The event will focus on the global refugee crisis. The program will feature a panel discussion beginning at […]

COMMENTARY – One of the Most Critical Issues Facing our State

  Cathy Costello, with David Slane OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma boasts a lot of wonderful things to be proud of. We are known for our wonderful country music with many Grammy and CMA (Country Music Association) award winners. We are known for our amazing NBA team. We are Oklahoma strong when tragedy strikes during tornado […]

Near the Labor Department Mark Costello led, a blessed Redbud tree is planted in his honor

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Department of Labor on Tuesday (August 23) honored the memory of the late Mark Costello, who served 2011-15 as Commissioner of Labor. Employees of the government agency coordinated efforts to plant — at the agency’s headquarters several blocks northwest of the state Capitol – a Redbud […]

Oklahoma Republicans participate in Cleveland Convention

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor Oklahomans, including many from Oklahoma City, participated in the 2016 Republican Naitonal Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Governor Mary Fallin chaired the platform committee and twice spoke to the assembled convention. Trump rolled to a comfortable victory in the nationwide delegate count, but finished second in Oklahoma. He lost to U.S. […]

Editor’s Notebook: Waiting on Oklahoma DOC, Pro-life measures praised, Fallin sees silver lining, and Spiropoulos speaks out

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor Wednesday, June 8, 2016 OKLAHOMA CITY – From an editor’s notebook, the Department of Corrections needs to take certain steps before the muddied picture for capital punishment is clarified one way or the other, a leading pro-lifer praised signing of two pro-life measures this week, and an influential conservative legal […]

A request for reader input: Why, or why not, the death penalty?

By Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – Early in his tenure as interim director at Oklahoma’s troubled Department of Corrections, Joe Allbaugh told The Tulsa World he believed in the death penalty and that it would one day resume in Oklahoma. Concerning the controversies that for a time made Oklahoma the center of national […]

Construction under way for new Choctaw Nation headquarters

Staff Report Durant, Oklahoma – Construction of a new 500,000 square feet Tribal Headquarters Building for the Choctaw Nation began last month. According to a press release, the new facility is part of an overall Headquarters Campus that will consolidate services offered in over 30 buildings across Durant into a single, unified campus. Designed by […]

ANALYSIS: Education Savings Accounts breathe new life into policy debates

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor Oklahoma City – “One-hundred percent supportive of education savings accounts.” That is how Governor Mary Fallin described herself in her State of the State speech  earlier this month, before encouraging the Legislature to send her a bill to “give students and parents a better chance for educational success.” It was […]

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