Illinois near bankrupt – how about OK?

At multiple meetings of Tulsa County Republican Clubs, grassroots activists are quizzing State Legislators on the state budget which appears to kick financial crisis down the road with one time tricks and “fees” that are, at least, questionable.  Some have drawn legal challenge. Oklahoma could learn from Illinois.

Sen. Kyle Loveless resigns today

Sen. Kyle Loveless has resigned apparently as a result of campaign finance mistakes he made and official inquiry into those campaign finances. Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz, R-Altus, released the following statement after accepting the resignation of Senator Loveless, R-OKC: “Today, I received and accepted the resignation of Senator Kyle Loveless, effective immediately.  I wish Senator […]

Police seized over $40 million in OKC area

The Oklahoman is reporting today that their investigations show police departments in the OKC metropolitan area have seized nearly $40 million from suspected criminals since the early 1990s. They’ve also spent millions in seized cash during that time, on anything from Medicare payroll costs to high-dollar patrol bikes to police dogs. It is a shame Northeastern […]

OK Senate announces interim Legislative studies

The leader of the Oklahoma Senate announced on Wednesday 36 requests for interim legislative studies. The study requests were approved by Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa. The studies have been assigned to the Senate committee with jurisdiction over the subject matter contained within the request. The committee chairman will be responsible for scheduling […]

Sen. Loveless: On Personal Asset Protection Act

As his reform bill protecting citizens from unjust civil forfeiture action by Oklahoma District Attorneys failed to make even a committee hearing, OK Sen. Kyle Loveless issued the following statement Tuesday afternoon: “It is unfortunate the Personal Asset Protection Act was not given a fair hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Oklahomans of all walks […]