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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 […]

Editor’s Notebook: As Democrats press to use Rainy Day Fund, Richard runs, and some House “Demo” bills advance

By Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – From an editor’s notebook, Democrats are in the news despite their minority status at the state Capitol. Senate Minority Leader John Sparks, D-Norman, and his House peer, Rep. Scott Inman of Del City, combined forces to push for the state to access the “Rainy Day Fund.” The […]

Oklahoma House Democrats choose 2017-18 leadership

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – House Democrats on Monday (May 4) elected Rep. Scott Inman, D-Del City, to an unprecedented fourth consecutive term as their legislative leader. The Democrats also picked Rep. Steve Kouplen to be the Caucus Chairman, and Rep. David Perryman to fill the role of Caucus Vice Chairman. All three were unopposed […]

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