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.
Voters in Logan County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the June 24 Primary Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Erin Dorio said today. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ballots until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18, Dorio urged voters who want to vote […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Friday, May 30, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the June 24Primary Election, Logan County Election Board Secretary Erin Dorio said today.
The Logan County GOP and First Capitol Republican Women will conduct a joint meeting on May 10 and will also host a state superintendent candidate forum with State School Superintendent Janet Barresi and Joy Hofmeister.
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 […]
This year’s legislative session has passed its midpoint and in just a few weeks Oklahomans will be able to breathe a sigh of relief as the Legislature stops making new laws, adjourns, and goes home. What follows is an update of some of this year’s significant legislative proposals.
The full Senate has given unanimous approval to a measure aimed at protecting the rights of parents to decide how best to raise their children. House Bill 1384, by Sen. AJ Griffin, R-Guthrie, and Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, is also known as the “Parents Bill of Rights.”
Imagine you were the parent of a beautiful daughter. When she began suffering a host of debilitating symptoms, you take her to a reputable doctor—his prognosis is mitochondrial disease, and he continues to treat her for a few years, but when symptoms worsen, he advises you to take her to a children’s hospital for more specialized […]
This Saturday, April 12 starting at 9 a.m. and ending about noon, at the American Legion in Guthrie, the Logan Co. GOP is thrilled to announce the Give Me Liberty Tour.
Monday, March 31 at the American Legion in Guthrie, the Logan Co. GOP and First Capitol Republican Women are hosting former Senator Randy Brodgon at 7 p.m. Randy Brogdon is running for the U.S. Senate seat that Tom Coburn is vacating. The American Legion is located at 123 N. 1st Street, Guthrie.
Oklahomans who want to elect the nominee of a political party in the Primary or Runoff Primary Elections later this year should make sure they are registered in that party no later than Monday, March 31, according to Erin Dorio, Secretary of the Logan County Election Board.
GUTHRIE – State Rep. Jason Murphey, R-Guthrie, continued his mid-March tradition of providing a yearly donation of $8,241.92 from his legislative salary to the Guthrie-based Crossroads Clinic.
I have taken some time observing updates by myself and other people using social media to say something to public and private citizens. I tried to focus the reflection on myself, which is hard to do.
A legislative committee recently approved an initiative to place a term limit of 12 years upon county commissioners.
Logan County’s First Capital Republican Women hosted the Oklahoma Federation of Republican Women on Saturday, March 1 for their Winter Board of Directors meeting at the American Legion in Guthrie.
Oklahoma State Representative Jason Murphey has been designated as one of Government Technology magazine’s top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers for his work to apply innovation and technology in Oklahoma state government. Since 2002, Government Technology has honored those individuals who have transformed the public sector through the smart use of technology.
On Saturday, March 8, Congressman Jim Bridenstine, OK-1st Congressional District will be the keynote speaker for the Logan Co. GOP monthly meeting. The meeting will be at the American Legion at 123 N. 1 St., in Guthrie, beginning at 9 a.m.