Category Archives: State

OK Data Privacy legislation filed

Legislation to address concerns over data privacy and data manipulation was filed today for the 58th Legislative Session. 

The Oklahoma Computer Data Privacy Act, House Bill 1602, would require internet technology companies to obtain explicit permission to collect and sell personal data. 

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No apolitical classroom

A new Prager University video warns of what is happening in the Tulsa Public School System and many others. The introduction notes: “The three R’s – reading, writing, and arithmetic – have taken a back seat to a fourth. R. Max Eden, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, explains what that fourth R is, and why it’s so destructive.”

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OK Democrats seek removal of gender language

Democratic members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives called for elimination of gender-specific language in the House’s operating rules during that chamber’s organizational meeting on Tuesday.

Rep. Mauree Turner, D-Oklahoma City, authored the gender-language amendment to House Resolution 1001, saying it is part of an effort to make Oklahoma “an equitable” and “truly representative” state.

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OK bills to protect during pandemic

Senator Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, filed three bills on Monday aimed to restrain the power of government in its response to the Chinese Coronavirus.

“As we start a new year and prepare to begin a new legislative session, it’s time we focus on the core reason for the institution of government – protecting people’s rights,” Dahm said. “We’ve seen mayors, city councilors and government bureaucrats across this state issue edicts and dictates infringing on the rights of the people. The bills I’m introducing are aimed at protecting people’s rights, and I look forward to the legislature joining me in passing these much-needed protections.”

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Texas lawsuit rejected, OK AG Hunter responds

OK Attorney General Mike Hunter

Updated: OK Attorney General Mike Hunter Friday released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to deny hearing the Texas lawsuit.

 “I remain committed to election security and will continue to work to ensure other states uphold their responsibility to conduct free, fair and constitutional elections. I’m hopeful that the United States Supreme Court will take the opportunity in pending cases to reestablish that principle.”

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