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You have got to check this out

You have heard that sunshine is the best disinfectant to corruption in government. In recent years, the House of Representatives Government Modernization Committee has approved…









Getting lawmakers off welfare

When a lawmaker decides to accept lobbyist gifts, he enters into a type of welfare system. Like all welfare systems, this tends to destroy the…




Information about county government

We frequently receive calls at the commissioners’ office about whether there are zoning regulations, building codes and occupancy permits required within Logan County.


Time To Re-boot

Once upon a time, I worked at a place where the computers didn’t work very well. Max, the computer network engineer, was every bit of…


Shaking down lobbyists

Back in February I wrote an article describing the influence of certain lobbyists over the legislative process. I wrote that lobbyists, ” . . ….



District 1: frequently asked questions

While a primary role of the Board of County Commissioners is to serve as the main administrative body for the county, setting policies and making…




It is time to end pork earmarks

The issue of pork earmarks or legislative pass-throughs has received a bit of public scrutiny within the past few weeks after the Oklahoma Council on Public…