Oklahoma, with low property taxes, average income tax and high on sales tax, was ranked in the bottom half of the states overall in terms of tax fairness.
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, and Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, voted in favor of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), legislation that would prohibit abortions from being performed on unborn babies who are at or older than 20 weeks post-fertilization. But Senate Democrats blocked the legislation with a 54-42 vote on a motion to proceed to cloture.
Elected officials are not eligible for Defenders of Liberty awards but a unanimous exception was made Saturday for the late Mark Costello, Oklahoma labor commission.
Governor Mary Fallin and the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) announced that the Insure Oklahoma program is increasing its employer size limit from 99 to 250 employees.
U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine announced his endorsement of Republican Kevin McDugle for State House District 12. The legislative district seat stretches from Broken Arrow to rural Wagoner County.
The Republican Party is losing support because of heavy-handed manipulation from the social moderates who cannot tolerate conservatism.
Who could blame Israel if it bombed the nuclear facilities of Iran?
How do we define integrity, ethics and character? The dictionary gives us "firm attachment to moral or artistic principle; honesty and sincerity." A quote from Peter Drucker, "The ultimate test of management is integrity."
Hundreds of thousands of refugees are fleeing war-torn Syria and America's liberal media is emphasizing the human suffering that invariably accompanies this kind of flight from tyranny.
I so appreciate and enjoy the article you wrote supporting (Kentucky clerk) Kim Davis. She is certainly a brave Christian woman.
I have been to the Oklahoma-Texas football game in Dallas numerous times but not in the last 14 years.
The Sunday Tulsa World ran an article entitle "Salary Struggles." The purpose was to promote the fact that Oklahoma pays its teachers less than surrounding states.
Mark Steyn's most recent book, A Disgrace to the Profession" - The World's Scientists In Their Own Words on Michael Mann, His Hockey Stick and Their Damage to Science, is an expose on the scientist who proposed the idea that earth's temperatures remained stable for 900 years, then suddenly began warming in the 19th century.
In my book Rite of Passage Parenting, I mention that this generation is missing four essential experiences. One of these is a significant task, which gives an individual worth and value in the group in which he or she lives. If the individual doesn't accomplish this task, a number of people are affected in a negative way.
A short while ago my attention was grabbed by a story in the daily Tulsa paper that bore the headline: "Crude oil trade with Mexico approved." The byline credit was to Josh Lederman of the Associated Press. It also carried a sub-headline of "U.S. energy industry applauds the White House's decision."
After playing poorly in a 30-27 at Texas, No. 19 Oklahoma State (4-0 overall; 1-0 Big 12) can take another step toward a league title by hosting always dangerous Kansas State (3-0 overall; 0-0 Big 12) at 3 p.m. Saturday.
After a strong defensive effort against Tennessee of the Southeastern Conference, it seemed Oklahoma's defense had cured the problems of last season and was ready to handle high-octane offenses, like West Virginia, which OU hosts Saturday at 11 a.m.
He was born Lawrence Peter Berra in 1925, but we all knew him and loved him as "Yogi" Berra, the great baseball player and manager who died last week at age 90.
The good news for Tulsa is that quarterback Dane Evans, running back Zack Langer and receiver Keyarris Garrett combined for 785 yards of offense against an Oklahoma defense that had stifled Tennessee just one week earlier.
NORMAN – Against Tennessee, Oklahoma's defense rescued a struggling offense. Last Saturday against a surprisingly good Tulsa team, OU's offense was unstoppable while the defense gave up tons of yardage.
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.