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Editor’s Notebook: Porter Scholarship, Toll Fellowship, a College Fair

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – From an Editor’s Notebook, Oklahoma’s historical black institution of Higher Education formally establishes a scholarship honoring the state’s first black senator, a city legislator is part of a prestigious fellowship program, and the third annual Black Elected Officials College Fair is scheduled for late August. Langston University […]

House Democrats press measures on voting rights, education proceeds from lottery, long-range plans for veteran health care

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – As the annual deadline for bill filings comes this week, members of the House Democratic caucus advanced ideas they hope to enact, despite minority position in the Legislature. State Rep. Regina Goodwin, D-Tulsa, will press legislation to clarify state law pertaining to restoration of a convict’s voting rights. Rep. Goodwin […]

ANALYSIS: Business Bills Omitted from the 2015 RIED List

by Mike Ray Oklahoma House Democratic Staff OKLAHOMA CITY – In its annual scorecard published Sunday (June 28) in The Oklahoman, the “impartial” Research Institute for Economic Development (RIED) graded all state lawmakers on their performance during the 2015 regular session of the Oklahoma Legislature. The legislators were rated by the “non-partisan” RIED according to […]

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