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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.