The full Senate has passed three of the proposals introduced by Sen. David Holt, R-Oklahoma City, to modernize Oklahoma's election system and increase rapidly declining voter participation.
Authored by Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman, Senate Joint Resolution 30 would send to a vote of the people a proposal to dedicate every other legislative year to crafting the state's budget.
Two measures reforming tax incentives for future wind farms in Oklahoma have cleared another legislative hurdle. The full Senate on Tuesday gave approval to Senate Bill 498 and Senate Bill 501. Sen. Mike Mazzei is principal author of the measures, which would take effect beginning January 1, 2016.
State Rep. Todd Russ praised his House colleagues for supporting a measure to get government out of marriage and resolve the homosexual marriage controversy.
House Democrats launched an attempt to raise personal income taxes by amending House Bill 1778, but House Republicans held their ground and defeated the amendment to ensure Oklahomans control more of their hard-earned money.
Lame duck Superintendent Keith Ballard of Tulsa Public Schools hates a bill in the Oklahoma Senate that would create education savings accounts.
America has freedom of religion embedded in the Constitution. Any serious look at our culture now would have to conclude that a large segment denigrates Christianity and promotes Islam.
Tulsa has terrible streets and there can only be one of two reasons – corruption or incompetence.
Would you rather do what is right or cater to someone else's opinion?
Liberals believe that individuals are born as heterosexuals or homosexuals and nothing can change that orientation.
Oklahoma lawmakers – mostly Republicans – get roasted by Democrats, the liberal news media and chamber of commerce members when they propose bills that step outside political correctness.
In 2010 on Fox News, a commentator was interviewing a man from the Freedom From Religion Foundation who said that it was not true that America was founded as a Christian nation. He was either lying or completely ignorant of the facts.
Question: Whose economic growth could be categorized as "hobbled by low growth, too-low inflation and relatively high unemployment?"
It is hard to realize that this tome is the 364th in the series that began in March of 2008, yes it completes a full seven years of each week thinking - or trying to think - of something that would be interesting, informational and perhaps amusing. A whole lot of water has gone "over the dam and under the bridge" in the meantime.
I got into trouble the other day when my 18-month-old grandson, Titus the Honorable, visited our office.
No 3 seed Oklahoma travels to Columbus, Ohio, to play Albany while No. 9 seed Oklahoma State faces No. 8 Oregon in Omaha in the first round of the NCAA Championship.
The Tulsa basketball team, seeded No. 2, hosted No. 7 seed William & Mary Tuesday night in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament.
Oral Roberts hosted The University of California at Santa Barbara March 18 in the first round of the 16-team College Basketball Invitational Tournament.
I suppose you can say the Summit League basketball tournament went the way it was supposed to - the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in both the men's and women's brackets played each other in the championship game. The only problem with that is the ORU teams were both the No. 3 seed.
With the NCAA Basketball Tournament set to begin next week, I'd like to reflect back to the 1966 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. No, I'm not old enough to remember that tournament, I was only a baby at the time, but recently I met two guys who were very much a part of that championship game.
A Christian family combines hospitality with some of the best fly fishing in America in Southern Missouri
DORA, Mo. - Myron and Ann McKee have built an oasis in the Ozarks in Southwest Missouri that is famous for fly fishing but offers so much more.
BRANSON, Mo. – People like to look up to Janice Martin.
BRANSON, Mo. – There’s always something new in Branson but one thing is not new – a deep sense of patriotism and love for America.
BRANSON, Mo. – Two aspects of the production of Jonah by Sight & Sound Theater here are particularly striking.