WASHINGTON D.C. – Dec. 20, 2018, marked a historic day for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation as H.R. 2606, the Stigler Act Amendments of 2018, passed the U.S. House in a 399-0 roll call vote advancing the legislation to the White House to await signature from President Donald Trump signing it into law. Continue reading
CAIR is suing Texas because it believes that Texas should be anti-Semitic — after the state passed legislation that it’s not. That’s quite an admission of true colors on CAIR’s part.
Yet Monday, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) announced a lawsuit against the State of Texas for passing anti-BDS legislation last year. Continue reading
Oklahoma has a ban on tobacco products for public and private school buildings and vehicles. After conducting an interim study this fall, state Sen. J.J. Dossett has filed legislation for the upcoming session that would extend that ban to vaping.
“If you look at the studies coming out from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Surgeon General’s office, there is clear evidence that vaping is harmful to adolescents, Dossett, D-Owasso wrote in a press release yesterday. Continue reading
Capital News: OK Senate Republicans Wednesday announced their full leadership team for the 57th Legislature. They had previously designated Senator Greg Treat, R-OKC, to serve as President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Treat earlier this year announced his selection of Senator Kim David, R-Porter, to serve as Majority Floor Leader and of Senator Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, to serve as Senate Appropriations chair. Continue reading
Oklahoma and Arkansas state agencies on Wednesday announced the completion of a memorandum of agreement committing both states to future collaboration in addressing water quality concerns related to the Illinois River focused on science-based regulation and permitting. Continue reading