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2 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Okla. House Democrats call for education funding

Oklahoma educators stood with state House Democrats on Wednesday and renewed their call for a school funding hike, keeping the spotlight on an issue that brought thousands of demonstrators to the Capitol building two weeks ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Education Etc., Healthcare Law, Law

6 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

Okla. governor vetoes Open Records bill, signs 21

Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed legislation that would create a new exception to the Oklahoma's Open Records Act for the state's colleges and universities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma

10 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Oklahoma Will Charge Customers Who Install Their Own Solar Panels

Oklahoma residents who produce their own energy through solar panels or small wind turbines on their property will now be charged an additional fee, the result of a new bill passed by the state legislature and expected to be signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin .

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Marketing, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

13 hrs ago | Okie Funk

Waging Retaliation

A new law banning cities in Oklahoma from establishing a minimum wage for workers seems like an obvious retaliation against an ongoing initiative petition drive.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors

17 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Challenge Filed Against OK Governor Candidate With Past Felony

Before a single vote is cast, one candidate for governor is challenging whether two opponents can even be in the race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Washington Times

Oklahoma Senate Oks limits on abortion drug

The Oklahoma Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma in a bill written in direct response to a recent state Supreme Court decision.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Abortion, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Daily Kos

Oklahoma, where the minimum wage will never be raised

Connecticut and Maryland recently passed legislation to increase the minimum state-wide.

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ThinkProgress

Governor Bans Minimum Wage Increases And Paid Sick Leave Laws

At a time when many states and cities are working passing minimum wage increases, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has gone in the opposite direction and signed a law banning cities from passing higher wages .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NewsOK.com

Cities banned from setting minimum wage standards

Oklahoma's cities and counties are banned from setting their own minimum wage standards under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Mary Fallin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Oklahoma City, OK

The Navajo Times

Oklahoma Democratic leader calls for museum vote

House Democratic Leader Scott Inman of Oklahoma City urged the full House to take action a day after the House Appropriations and Budget Committee approved a plan to take $40 million from the Unclaimed Property Fund to complete the unfinished structure.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Deming Headlight

Lyle Larson: Martinez, Fallin best hopes for GOP

Roll call at the Conservative Political Action Committee was the first audition for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hillary Clinton, New Mexico, New Mexico Government, Opinion

KXII-TV Sherman

The filing period for the 2014 Oklahoma political races ended Friday

Sunday is a Weather Alert Day; there is a potential for severe thunderstorms that may produce damaging winds, hail and isolated tornadoes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Weather, Ardmore, OK, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Guthrie, OK

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Field for Okla.'s 5th District seat keeps growing

Two more people have joined a crowded field for Oklahoma's 5th District seat, the only open congressional seat on the 2014 ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Seminole, OK

American Reporter

On Native GroundENDING an Endless War is Getting Harder to do

MOORE, Okla., May 20, 2013 9pm ET -- A devastating tornado said to be two and a quarter miles wide struck the city of Moore, Okla., just south of Oklahoma City, and destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 24 people, including nine children, mostly third-graders, seven of whom drowned in an elementaery school where they huddled for safety.

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Related Topix: Moore, OK, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma

Insurance Journal West

Oklahoma's Workers' Comp Administrative Redesign Takes Effect

The transition of Oklahoma's workers' compensation system from a court-based system to an administrative one became effective Feb. 1, 2014, a change that proponents believe will lower costs and help make the state more competitive in attracting businesses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Dallas, TX

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Shannon formally joins Oklahoma US Senate race

The 36-year-old Republican from Lawton was among the smattering of candidates who filed for some of the more than 300 elected positions up for grabs this election year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Jim Inhofe, US Senate, Tom Coburn, Oklahoma

Norwalk Citizen News

Oklahoma Democratic leader calls for museum vote

The Oklahoma House 's top Democrat on Thursday called on the chamber's Republican leaders to schedule a vote on whether to provide funding to complete the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum in Oklahoma City.

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The Miami Herald

Previous candidate for gov. joins race for US 3rd

Robert Hubbard filed his candidacy paperwork on Thursday, the second of a three-day filing period for political hopefuls in Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Frank Lucas, Republican, US House of Representatives, Canadian County, OK, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Duncan Banner

Rush Springs sends Dorman into gubernatorial battle

Joe Dorman, who returned to his high school alma mater on Wednesday for a pep rally sendoff to run for governor, never ran for Student Council President back in the day.

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Sunshine State News

Jeb Bush Praises Mary Fallin Even as She Backs Away from Common Core Support

With buzz about a 2016 presidential bid building, former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., joined Gov. Mary Fallin, R-Okla., and praised her work on education this week even as she starts to back off her support of Common Core standards.

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