State Sen. AJ Griffin’s legislation to enhance partnerships between the Department of Human Services and Oklahoma’s non-profit and private sectors has won the praise of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA). Griffin’s measure, Senate Bill 748, would help Oklahoma address problems associated with poverty, incarceration and mental health outcomes.
Sen. A.J Griffin, along with eight other state leaders, has been nominated to receive the 2016 Oklahoma Farm Bureau Champion Award at the OKFB Legislative Leadership Conference March 6-7 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, sanctuary cities and a $76.5 million airplane that may never fly are among the examples of government inefficiencies cited in U.S. Sen. James Lankford’s second “Federal Fumbles,” which was released Monday.
Left to right: Lt Col (R) Rick Stephens, Major Gia Wilson-MacKey, Senator Lankford, Colonel Steve Walker, Major (R) Joe Mays
OKLAHOMA CITY – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today received the Oklahoma Reserve Officers Association’s Minuteman of the Year Award. This award is presented annually to a “citizen who has contributed most to National Security during these times.” This is in keeping with the Reserve Officers Association Congressional Charter: “to support a military policy for the […]
Sen. James Lankford listens to Guthrie police officer Jonathan Williams (right) and Lt. Steve Mize inside the department's squad room.
U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-OK) visited with Guthrie police officers on Friday to encourage them and show appreciation for their work, in light of the tragic ambush on police in Dallas late yesterday evening.
Voters in Logan County were excited to go out and cast their ballot for their candidate on Tuesday. However, several registered Democrat voters were turned away from casting their vote. Now, many are wanting to see a change.
The latest edition of The Roundup with Oklahoma Senator A.J. Griffin and Rep. John Pfeffifer as they talk about the state budget and other topics dealing with the 2016 legislature. Chris Evans is the host.
As you read my article last week, I suspect you were rather horrified to realize the enormity of the Legislature’s mistake; they provided the scantest deliberation before approving Common Core standards.
In one of the largest turnouts in some time, Logan County voters said yes to the lone county question, which allows on site consumption of alcoholic beverages on Sundays and several holidays. A big win for businesses.
The First Capital Republican Women have announced a public forum featuring representatives from U. S. presidential candidate campaigns, Tuesday, February 9 at the Territorial Capital Sports Museum at 315 West Oklahoma Avenue in Guthrie.
Those taking part in Tuesday evening's dinner at the Governor's Mansion pose for a picture. Back row, from left, former Governors George Nigh and Frank Keating, former First Lady Kim Henry and former Governor Brad Henry, and former Governors David Walters and David Boren. Front row, from left, former first ladies Donna Nigh and Cathy Keating, First Gentleman Wade Christensen, Governor Mary Fallin, and former first ladies Rhonda Walters and Molly Shi Boren. Photo by Travis Caperton, LSB photographer
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin and First Gentleman Wade Christensen welcomed home five of Oklahoma’s former governors to their former official residence.
The New Year has arrived, which means many Oklahomans have made resolutions and personal goals for themselves for 2016. Include me among them. I’m working on goals for the upcoming legislative session, and in next month’s column I’ll outline some of my plans for the state. But for now I’d like to go over just […]
I was recently asked about my point of view regarding term limits. It’s was a timely question as I am likely to file a proposal within the next few weeks designed to term limit Supreme Court Justices. In response to the question, I sent this description of how term limits has played an important role […]