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Capitol Report

One of the most controversial issues of this past legislative session has been the battle over...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    June 17, 2021 

Sanity's Last Stand

Yep, She's Really Arguing With A Toddler The ultimate proof of my insanity came as I tried to argue...

 

Protecting Your Child From Digital Danger

School closings and virtual learning have changed the way our children view the digital world. Incre...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    June 10, 2021

Good Move

Ah, this seems to be another time for This and That and it seems this week's offering just has to...

 

A Promise To Grandpa Kept - At Last!

One day while visiting my grandpa, Charlie Frances Pitts, he asked if I had a copy of his family...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    June 3, 2021

Why Not Go Out With Style and Laughter?

There is an expression that epitomizes how I feel about death, and life too. I paraphrase, but it...

 

Lankford Continues His Support Of Israel

Dear Oklahoma friends and neighbors: Terrorists are once again attacking our friend and ally,...

 

Senate Memo

This past week, we completed voting on the remaining bills of the 2021 legislative session and...

 

Capitol Notes

We wrapped up our legislative session last week, and our final bill dealt with regulation of the...

 

Senate Notes

Last week, the 2021 legislative session came to a close. More than 540 bills were signed into law,...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    May 27, 2021

Watch How You Save Money

Hey, folks! Gather 'round! Let's all get rich together. We've got some ideas. All we need now is...

 
 By Alex Sloan    Columns    May 27, 2021

It's Off To Law School For Our Alex

All good things must come to an end. But oftentimes, you'll find that the end of any one thing is...

 

Legislature Had A Good Budget Year

After proposing the budget last week, legislators came into the Capitol for an extra day so we...

 

Senate Notes

The legislative session is coming to an end. The governor has signed both the Senate and House redis...

 

Capitol Report

The Governor has signed the appropriations bill to fund state government services for Fiscal Year...

 
 By Arthenia Haney    Columns    May 27, 2021

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

Congratulations to all the graduates who are finishing high school or are earning a college degree!...

 
 By Nick Lazzaro    Columns    May 27, 2021

The Ten Acre Observatory Night Sky Report

The first part of the May provided us with a number of evenings that turned out to be good viewing...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    May 20, 2021

The Very Merry, Messy Month Of May

I love the month of May. Everything greens up and blooms to life with blasts of color. I also...

 

Budget Contains Several Important Points

After months of work and lengthy conversations, legislative leaders announced a budget agreement...

 

Senate Notes

Having better health outcomes for our citizens is critical for multiple reasons - when an...

 

Supply Chain Program Is Promising

The Governor is embarking on a promising new program to provide essential resources to Oklahoma...

 

Turns Out She's A Sports Fan After All

I am a sports photographer because that's what was needed, but I've never considered myself to be a...

 

Negotiations Underway For State Budget

Budget negotiations are heating up as we get closer to the end of session. Our main constitutional...

 

Looking At Partners In Caring Program

I recently had the opportunity to meet and converse with two individuals who are involved with...

 

Capitol Notes

Last Thursday was National Day of Prayer, and we recognized this with House Concurrent Resolution 10...

 

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