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Fallin signs hotel/motel tax repeal, opposes removing capital gains exemption

Fallin signs hotel/motel tax repeal, opposes removing capital gains exemption

Governor Mary Fallin Signs Legislation Repealing Hotel/Motel TaxMeasures to make up revenue from proposed tax also signed into lawOKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today signed House Bill (HB) 1012XX, which repeals a $5 tax on hotel and motel rooms,…

Roberts, Teague file legislation to increase Education revenue without raising taxes

Roberts, Teague file legislation to increase Education revenue without raising taxes

Reps. Sean Roberts, Teague Propose Legislation to Increase Education Revenue Without Increasing TaxesOKLAHOMA CITY – State Reps. Sean Roberts and Tess Teague filed six pieces of legislation today aimed at maximizing classroom dollars and minimizing adm…

Costello goes into 2Q with $526k on hand

Costello goes into 2Q with $526k on hand

CATHY COSTELLO SHOWS STRONG FINANCIAL POSITION IN FIRST QUARTER

Cathy Costello finished the latest fiscal quarter of her campaign for Oklahoma State Labor Commissioner with an impressive account balance of more than $520,000.00.&nbsp…

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House Conservatives Offer 6 Bills For Education Funding

House Conservatives Offer 6 Bills For Education Funding

Reps. Sean Roberts, Teague Propose Legislation to Increase Education Revenue Without Increasing Taxes -    Two of the more fiscal conservatives in the Oklahoma House have announced a series of education funding bills for immediate assistance…

Louisiana House Passes Bill to Expand Medical Marijuana Program, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition

Louisiana House Passes Bill to Expand Medical Marijuana Program, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition

BATON ROUGE, La. (Apr. 10, 2018) – Last week, two bills that would relax restrictions on medical marijuana for qualifying patients in the state moved forward in the legislature. One bill was approved by the House, another by a House committee. Final passage of these bills would further nullify federal drug laws in the Pelican…

Tenther Tuesday Episode 32: Asset Forfeiture is Theft

Tenther Tuesday Episode 32: Asset Forfeiture is Theft

Federal agents, along with state and local police across the country, are still taking people’s stuff without due process. But some states are pushing back.

Colorado House Passes Bill to Expand Last Year’s Asset Forfeiture Reforms

Colorado House Passes Bill to Expand Last Year’s Asset Forfeiture Reforms

DENVER, Colo. (April 10, 2018) – Yesterday, the Colorado House passed a bill that would expand asset forfeiture reporting requirements instituted last year. Rep. Leslie Herod (D-Denver) introduced House Bill 1020 (HB1020) on Jan. 10. The legislation would expand asset forfeiture reporting requirements be redefining the agencies required to submit reports. Last year, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed…

It’s Time for Reforms – Let’s stop throwing money into the wind Oklahoma!

It’s Time for Reforms – Let’s stop throwing money into the wind Oklahoma!

Press conference at capitol with Senator Nathan Dahm and Senator Josh Brecheen on April 9 2018
Oklahoma taxpayers have been asked to shoulder a larger tax burden to pay our teachers and fund our schools – but the wind industry is fighting to keep its …