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MuskogeePolitico:  Gov. Fallin vetoes bill that would block US 69 bypass of Muskogee

MuskogeePolitico: Gov. Fallin vetoes bill that would block US 69 bypass of Muskogee

Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a measure today designed to block construction of the proposed U.S. 69 bypass of Muskogee and allow local municipalities to have input on construction of bypasses that would affect their cities. SB 86, authored by …

Nathan Dahm:  Constitutional Carry (SB1212)

Nathan Dahm: Constitutional Carry (SB1212)

Have you heard the news? We just scored a huge victory for the 2nd Amendment here in Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma legislature passed my Senate Bill 1212 known as Constitutional Carry, guaranteeing every law-abiding Oklahoman has the ability to defend them…

The Civilization Wreckers’ Next Target: The Electoral College

The Civilization Wreckers’ Next Target: The Electoral College

Connecticut just became the tenth blue state to pledge to cast its electoral votes for whichever presidential candidate wins the popular vote nationally. Why? Because according to the measure’s proponents, the electoral college — along with everything else that’s more than 10 minutes old — is backward and stupid. Here’s one more step toward making…

MuskogeePolitico:  1Q Labor Commissioner Campaign Finance Reports

MuskogeePolitico: 1Q Labor Commissioner Campaign Finance Reports

Continuing through the 1st Quarter campaign finance reports, we’ll now look at the race for Labor Commissioner. Three Republicans, 2 Democrats, and 1 Independent filed for office, but only the Republican filed 1st Quarter finance reports. As in previou…

Illinois Committee Approves Measure to Legalize Industrial Hemp Despite Federal Prohibition

Illinois Committee Approves Measure to Legalize Industrial Hemp Despite Federal Prohibition

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 9, 2018) – Yesterday, an Illinois House committee unanimously passed a bill that would legalize industrial hemp in the state and take a first step toward nullifying federal prohibition of the plant in effect. Sen. Tori Hutchinson (D-Chicago Heights) introduced Senate Bill 2298 (SB2298) in January. The legislation would legalize industrial hemp…

Mueller’s Boundaries

Mueller’s Boundaries

Federal Judge T.S. Ellis said on Friday that Robert Mueller has exceeded his boundaries. He also gave the Justice Department two weeks to come up with an unredacted copy of Deputy AG Rosenstein’s memos authorizing the special counsel. So far…

MuskogeePolitico:  1Q Lt. Governor Campaign Finance Reports

MuskogeePolitico: 1Q Lt. Governor Campaign Finance Reports

Continuing through the 1st Quarter campaign finance reports, we’ll now look at the race for Lieutenant Governor. Four Republicans are in the race and have filed reports; two Democrats are running, but one has not filed her committee yet (State Sen. Ana…

Warning: National EPA Standards May Well Make Things Worse

Warning: National EPA Standards May Well Make Things Worse

The problem here is pretty straightforward – under the Constitution, the EPA shouldn’t even exist. If it didn’t, there would be no national standard. Every state would set its own requirements.