Sen. A.J. Griffin (center) is pictured with Health and Human Services Secretary Steve Buck (right) and Interim Commissioner of Health Tom Bates (left).
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) recognized six outstanding leaders in child abuse prevention during a ceremony Tuesday at the State Capitol. Individuals and organizations were honored for their efforts, which demonstrated significant and outstanding commitment and dedication to child abuse prevention.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate gave final approval to legislation last week to put the rights and protections of Oklahoma’s foster kids into state statute. House Bill 2552, authored by Sen. A.J. Griffin and Rep. Pat Ownbey, passed unanimously.
Time and again I have witnessed the voters elect a new office holder based on the candidate’s platform of reform and innovation. The new office holder starts out with the best intentions, excited and ready to implement new ideas, unfortunately only to devolve into a self-centered career politician whose primary motivation becomes the extension of […]
As a teacher in the state of Oklahoma, Angela Moffitt-Jones says she has the first hand insight to the decline of education in the state.
Former Logan County Commissioner Mark Sharpton says he is ready to return to public office.
Updated on April 13, 2018 – Complete list of candidates who have filed. Logan County Commissioner District 1 – Republican Marven Goodman Mark Sharpton Dan Simmons Logan County Commissioner District 3 Republican John R. Myers Monty Piearcy Logan County Assessor Republican Judy Dorman Tisha Hampton Logan County Treasurer Republican Sherri Longnecker Logan and Payne County […]
Guthrie business leader and local pastor Gregory “Heady” Coleman announced his candidacy for Oklahoma State Senate District 20 today.
In 2002, as a newly elected official I gave a presentation to a local civic group where I spoke with enthusiasm about taking on the status quo and bringing reform on behalf of the taxpayers.
In my column last week I described a “maybe not-so-hypothetical” look at how corruption can occur in Oklahoma county government.
Aiya Attaway Kelley has announced her candidacy for the Oklahoma Senate seat currently held by exiting Senator AJ Griffin.
Six Oklahoma Republican gubernatorial candidates (Todd Lamb, Mick Cornett, Gary Richardson, Gary Jones, Dan Fisher and Kevin Stitt) met in Logan County on March 10 for a meet and greet and to discuss their plans for Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Republican candidates Matt Pinnell, Dana Murphy and Eddie Fields met in Logan County on March 10 for a meet and greet and to discuss their plans as Lieutenant Governor.
House District 31 Republican candidates Garry Mize and Rod Baker speak in Logan County for the race to the Capitol.
Republican Candidates for Logan and Payne County District Attorney Laura Austin Thomas and Jill Ochs Tontz share their thoughts on the race for district attorney.
State Labor Commissioner candidates Leslie Osborn and Cathy Costello speak in Logan County for the race to the Capitol.
Oklahoma Republican candidates Cindy Byrd and Charlie Prater met in Logan County on March 10 for a meet and greet and to discuss their plans for the office of the Oklahoma State Auditor.
Oklahoma Republican candidates Bob Anthony and Brian Bingman met in Logan County on March 10 for a meet and greet and to discuss their plans for Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner.
Small businessman and community banker Chuck Hall announced today he is running for the open state senate seat being vacated by Guthrie Republican AJ Griffin.
I have long articulated the following view: the legal scheme of Oklahoma county-level governance is antiquated and better situated to the 1800s when political bosses directly controlled the reins of government and merged policy and government operations into a toxic outcome of political patronage and corruption.
Those who have read these articles during the past year will know that I have regularly opposed the many ongoing tax increase proposals because they will provide cover for the waste and abuse of already-collected billions taxpayer dollars.