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House Takes Next Step In Broadband Access

The Legislature completed our deadline Thursday to pass bills out of their chamber of origin. After...

 

A Look Back At The Facts About The 1921 Tulsa Race Riot

By Donald Rominger Jr. May 31 will mark the 100th anniversary of one of America's worst race...

 

Senate Notes

Last week was the last week to get Senate bills heard and approved in the Senate chamber. The...

 

Capitol Report

I want to spotlight a free service that provides critical services to all Oklahomans. 2-1-1 in...

 

A Perfect Valentine Camping Trip For Sure

We renewed our fishing licenses, packed up the campervan with our zero-degree sleeping bags,...

 

State Senate Working On Almost 400 Bills

The Oklahoma Senate is continuing to pace through hundreds of bills remaining on our agenda. The...

 

Guest Column

By Fmr. Sen. Ron Sharp Oklahoma's legislature appears to be using the crisis of the COVID-19...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

I just turned 77 years old, so I think I have the right to be nostalgic about my past. I was born...

 

Hold That Sneeze If You're Wearing A Mask

What is the proper protocol for covering a sneeze? Don't get me wrong; I know and practice the...

 

Taylor Urges Reporting Of Storm Damage

What a week as we raced to meet the committee bill deadline on Thursday while also addressing da...

 

Capitol Report

House Bill 1236 by House Speaker Charles McCall and Rep. Mark McBride overwhelmingly passed the...

 

Capitol Notes

It's been a busy first month at the Oklahoma House, and last week was no exception. Thursday, Feb. 2...

 

Sharp Concerned About Open Transfer Bill

BY Ron Sharp Former State Senator & Retired Educator HB 2074 is called the Education Open...

 

Walk In The Woods With Sasquatch

We strolled through the heavily wooded landscape following a well-worn game trail. The sun leaked...

 

Night Sky Report

February saw record cold temperatures and snowfalls that forced the cancellation of several schedule...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

I am convinced it is easier to believe a lie than to believe the truth. Newspapers are full of them...

 

Weather Takes A Toll On Winter Garden

As I write this column, we're about halfway through Snowmageddon 2021. And the winter storms have...

 

Senate Notes

Last week, we concluded the second week of the legislative session. Despite the delayed start on...

 

She's Dreaming Of Winning The Lottery

I've won the lottery ... in my dreams. Have you ever pondered the wondrous life a lottery win could...

 

Legislation Making Its Way To Committees

Last week, the Legislature convened for the First Session of the 58th Legislature. With the shortene...

 

Senate Notes

Although work at the Capitol takes place throughout the year with interim studies, task force...

 

Real Men Don't Speak To Women That Way

Wow! That is all I could say as the scene unfolded behind me. As I recently sat in a local...

 

Six Senate Subcommittees Do The Work

By SEN. ROGER THOMPSON Senate Appropriations Chair  In the weeks leading up to the legislative...

 

Senate Notes

On Monday, we convened for the 1st Session of the 58th Legislature -- my first in the Senate, so...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

The groundhog definitely saw his shadow on the 2nd because we are facing six more weeks of winter...

 

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