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‘Nous nous souvenons’ – Robert Joseph Morrissette, Rep. Morrissette’s father, dies after lengthy illness

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Robert Joseph Morrissette, the father of state Rep. Richard Morrissette, D-Oklahoma City, died peacefully in his sleep Tuesday (April 19) at his home in Somersworth, New Hampshire, after a lengthy illness. “I was with him on March 13 when he celebrated his 93rd  birthday,” Rep. Morrissette said. “I knew no […]

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 […]

Erin Brockovich visits Oklahoma to be a “voice of the people” on earthquakes, water issues

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Erin Brockovich, at a Capitol press conference hosted by state Rep. Richard Morrissette, D-Oklahoma City, said she came to the Sooner State to serve as a “voice of the people, their advocate.” Her comments were critical of the state oil and gas industry, saying Oklahoma and much of […]

Activist Erin Brockovich to participate in three Oklahoma earthquake forums

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Tuesday, February 23, consumer advocate and environmental activist Erin Brockovich will participate in a public earthquake forum hosted by Oklahoma State Rep. Richard Morrissette (D-Oklahoma City). The event will take place at the University of Central Oklahoma Constitution Hall from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. During the forum panelists […]

Rep. Richard Morrissette criticizes Fallin administration’s response on earthquakes

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – In a House Democratic staff press release last  Wednesday (December 30), veteran state Rep. Richard Morrissette, D-Oklahoma City, said the Fallin Administration continues to “pass the buck” on oilfield disposal wells linked to earthquakes. “When I recommended that Governor Fallin order all wastewater disposal wells in seismically active areas to […]

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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