September 12 2017, 5:45 p.m.
In a stunning move, the House of Representatives on Tuesday approved an amendment to the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act that will roll back Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s expansion of asset forfeiture.
read more at https://theintercept.com/2017/09/12/in-surprise-vote-house-passes-amendment-to-restrict-asset-forfeiture/
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Of course, Hurricane Hamilton continues to churn in Washington D.C. on a regular basis.
In the special election held in House District 46 today, Democrats once again emerged victorious, snatching another Republican-held seat away and continuing their recent success in special elections. Democrats have lost only one legislative special ele…
Former Congressional Aide, Brian O’Hara was elected by plurality in a special election to replace the resigning Senator Dan Newberry. The seat include much of Jenks and Sand Springs, along with West Tulsa. Gov. Mary Fallin ordered a special election to fill the vacancy in Oklahoma Senate District 37 caused by the irrevocable resignation of Sen. Dan Newberry. Newberry, of Tulsa, announced his resignation earlier this summer to take a position in senior management with TTCU T…
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The latest in a string of Republicans to resign in disgrace, State Sen. Bryce Marlatt stepped down today after being booked into the Oklahoma County Jail this morning for one felony count of sexual battery. He was released on bond.The charge stems from…
Urge your Congressman to cosponsor and support HR 3139, a bill to remove all restrictions on your ability to protect your hearing.
Republican leaders told President Trump they had a plan to get things done in Congress. They didn’t. And the swamp remains. So Trump made a deal with Chuck Schumer to raise the debt ceiling and free up billions for hurricane victims. Now he’s looking at Schumer for more deals. Republican Leaders Here’s what Rich Lowry has
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In a previous report, we pointed out that simply passing laws isn’t enough. Ensuring government agencies comply with transparency requirements and limits on surveillance activities takes constant vigilance, pressure and activism. Some organizations in California are doing just that. In an effort to better understand how police in Los Angeles use automatic license plate readers, the…
In this episode of the Activism 101 podcast, I talk about writing and send press releases, including some guidance on what kind of information is worthy of a presser, some helpful tips on when to send them out, and some common mistakes to avoid.
By PETER BAKERSEPT. 9, 2017
WASHINGTON — When Donald J. Trump set his sights on the presidency in the 2000 election, he pursued the nomination of the Reform Party, a home for disenchanted independents. “The Republican Party has just moved too far to the extreme right,” he explained. “The Democrats are too far to the left.”
read more at https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/09/us/politics/trump-republicans-third-parties.html
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As announced last week, Job Creators Network’s TaxCutsNow bus tour is stopping in Oklahoma City tomorrow [Tuesday]!We have just received word that the bus tour is making an additional stop in Tulsa tomorrow as well! The TaxCutsNow bus will be outs…
There is no “liberty vs safety” debate. We can only be safe when we’re free.