Early voting begins on Thursday, June 19

A new state law which took effect on November 1, 2013 changes the dates and times voters have come to expect for early voting in Oklahoma.  Now, early voting begins on Thursday and continues on Friday and Saturday, Logan County Election Board Secretary Erin Dorio explained today.  Of special note, early voting is no longer […]

Candidate forum set for Saturday morning

The Logan County GOP and the First Capitol Republican Women will host a candidate forum for the local Senate, House of Representatives and District Attorney races. The forum will promptly start at 9 a.m. inside the First Southern Baptist Church Family Life Center, located at 315 N. Wentz, in Guthrie. The forum is free and open to the […]

Early voting begins on Thursday, June 19

New Oklahoma law changes ‘early’ voting to the prior Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; affects June 24 Primary Election. A new state law which took effect on November 1, 2013, changes the dates and times voters have come to expect for early voting in Oklahoma.  Now, early voting begins on Thursday and continues on Friday and […]

Local legislators to host earthquake Town Hall

Area state representatives Lewis Moore, R-Arcadia and Jason Murphey, R-Guthrie will host a town hall meeting at 7pm on the evening of June 26th inside of the Waterloo Road Baptist Church located at 3100 E. Waterloo Road in Edmond. The meeting will feature presentations from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and Oklahoma Geological Survey and will allow […]

Noncustodial parent visitation rights bill signed into law

OKLAHOMA CITY – Law-abiding noncustodial parents will no longer have to deal with having their visitation rightsignored or violated thanks to legislation signed into law Tuesday.  Senate Bill 1612, by Sen. Ron Sharp and Rep. Jon Echols, will ensure that custodial parents honor court-ordered visitation schedules for noncustodial parents or face punishment. 

OSSAA transparency bill signed

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Governor signed legislation Friday that would provide more transparency of how school athletic funds are used by athletic associations. House Bill 2730, by Rep. Bobby Cleveland and Sen. Ron Sharp, was drafted following concerns raised against the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Athletic Association (OSSAA) during a House interim study last fall. The […]

Senate Minutes by State Senator AJ Griffin

Perhaps the most important job of the Legislature, and certainly one of the most challenging, is the Constitutional requirement to write and pass a balanced budget.  Limited resources require careful prioritization of services to determine the best way to utilize the funds we’ve been entrusted to allocate.We knew early in the session there would be […]

Senate approves bill providing free tuition to children of public servants killed on duty

  OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate approved legislation Tuesday that would help the children of public servants killed in the line of duty attend any Oklahoma career technology center tuition free.  House Bill 3350 pertains to the children of any Oklahoma firefighter or emergency medical technician, both volunteer and salaried, peace officer or member of the […]