You may have recently observed the fascinating dialog in the United State Supreme Court as the court heard oral arguments about the constitutionality of the federal health care law.
Last week’s Presidential visit brought a lot of attention to the issue of energy and gas prices.
Last week, legislators had to meet one of the most important legislative deadlines of the year. In order for a bill to stay alive in the legislative process, it had to be approved in its House of origin by last Thursday. Bills not receiving a vote are no longer eligible for additional consideration. A bill […]
GUTHRIE – State Rep. Jason Murphey continued his mid-March tradition of presenting a yearly donation of $8,241.92 from his legislative salary to officials from Crossroads, An Open Door For Life Choices, Inc., located in Guthrie. Crossroads provides faith-based, pro-life counseling and support services to expectant mothers.
Last week the House approved an important bill by State Rep. TW Shannon. His bill is designed to increase funding for county roads and bridges. Two weeks ago I wrote about the recently released 2012 Transportation Update for roads in and near House District 31. This report can be found online at hd31.org/268 where the […]
Over the years I have greatly enjoyed the opportunity to work with the Senators whose Senate districts overlap with House District 31. I have found that these Senators often share the common value of smaller and more fiscally responsible government, and I have always been happy to work with them to accomplish the goal of […]
This week I will release the 2012 House District 31 transportation update. This update provides House District 31 residents with the latest schedule of upcoming road improvements.
You may have seen a recent commercial featuring the Google Chrome web browser. The commercial shows a progression of steps demonstrating how a small bakery has leveraged its web presence to obtain a large number of online orders.
Legislation to responsibly phase out Oklahoma’s personal income tax over 10 years and spark long-term economic and job growth in the state cleared its first major hurdle this week.
Despite not winning her own county, Ann “AJ” Griffin will represent the Republican party in the April election for the Senate District 20 seat.
Citizens will be heading to the polls on Tuesday, but some will be getting a head start by voting at the Logan County Election Board office.
Last Thursday, Speaker of the House Kris Steele publicly announced his support of the proposal to apply open records and meetings laws to the Legislature.
The Oklahoma Office of State Finance provided the state with some great news last week!
If you’re so lucky to get a tax return from the state of Oklahoma you will no longer receive that refund by a paper check.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A coalition of state lawmakers announced today they have filed legislation to phase out Oklahoma’s personal income tax in such a way that the state would have the lowest overall tax burden in the continental United States.
OKLAHOMA CITY – House Republican leaders today unveiled another round of policy proposals designed to make government more efficient and fiscally stable.
You are invited to attend a town hall meeting next Monday, January 23 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Waterloo Road Baptist Church, 3100 E. Waterloo Road.
Voters in Logan County will soon be heading to the polls for the February 14th Special Election and School Election and in the process will be voting with new scanners.
When the Legislature and the Governor approved the consolidation of Oklahoma’s state information technology infrastructure, they created a series of opportunities for cost savings and efficiency. Many of those involved in the approval of the policy probably did not even begin to realize the many different ways these opportunities would present themselves. Here is just […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – A recently conducted poll shows strong support for an impending legislative initiative.