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Capitol Report

Here in the House I am hopeful that we will have a budget to be voted upon soon. Optimistically this...

 

Senate Notes

According to Oklahoma’s Constitution, the Legislature must complete its work and conclude all work...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    May 16, 2019

Downhome Christian

Recently, a close friend from another state called to discuss a problem. He is serving on a Pastor...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    May 9, 2019

Trip To The Hidey-Hole Is Traumatic At Best

Here’s the routine: When the sirens go off, I pick up our previously packed medicines, a bag with...

 
 By Sen. Ron Sharp    Columns    May 9, 2019

No Easy Answer On School Funding

Although, the U.S. is the only nation that attempts to educate all of its children, an October 2016...

 

Senate Notes

When we approved the teacher pay raise in the 2018 legislative session, we said at the time, this is...

 
 By GLORIA TROTTER    Columns    May 2, 2019

She'll See If Her Sisters Are Falling Apart Too

I get that as you get older, your body parts start deteriorating. Joints ache, feet hurt, eyeballs...

 

Senate Notes

Thursday, April 25, marked the Senate’s deadline for floor votes on measures that began in the...

 
 By Sen. Ron Sharp    Columns    May 2, 2019

Senate Review

Another deadline is behind us. A majority of legislation has been acted on and is either in the...

 

Capitol Report

Last week was the end of the deadline for Senate Bills to be heard in the House and was a busy...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    May 2, 2019

Downhome Christian

Hanging on the side of my shed is an old well-worn cedar shingle. Painted on that shingle are the...

 
 By Arthenia Haney    Columns    May 2, 2019

Golden Age Center

April showers bring May flowers! We have had plenty of showers lately, but it has caused everything...

 

She's Dieting, But He's Losing The Weight

I am dieting and Mr. Right is losing weight. It’s depressing. I’ve cut back on carbohydrates...

 

Secret Society Castigates Male Educators

I had joined The Order of the Red Red Rose in 1967 while teaching and coaching at Minco. The Order...

 

Senate Notes

When I first came to the Senate, we still were dealing with huge budget shortfalls — some of it...

 

Senate Review

I was disappointed when my HB 1953 wasn’t approved last week. It would’ve allowed state...

 

Capitol Report

Last week was a successful but busy week. There have been several bills that have taken the front...

 
 By Nick Lazzaro    Columns    April 25, 2019

Night Sky Report

After a few good nights of viewing, the spring weather is moving in with the final week of April see...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    April 25, 2019

Downhome Christian

Today’s column is the last in a series examining the resurrection of Jesus the Christ. So far we...

 

Tomorrow We Will Remember It All Again Tomorrow

Tomorrow morning we will take time to remember a tragic event that scarred our landscape and our...

 

Holy Week: Message Of Unconditional Love

Holy Week is the most joyous time of the year. It is also the saddest time of the year. On this...

 

Senate Review

The greatest political struggle at the Capitol isn't the ideological differences between Democrats...

 

Capitol Report

Last week the Oklahoma House reviewed and voted on several Senate Bills. This week we will be in...

 

Senate Notes

Thursday, April 11, marked the deadline for Senate Committees to vote on bills sent over from the...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    April 18, 2019

Downhome Christian

This is the third column in a series concerning the resurrection of Jesus the Christ. So far, we...

 

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