Gov. Fallin Makes 2nd Special Session Official. Will Focus on OK Health Care Authority

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PRESS RELEASE Governor Mary Fallin today issued an executive order formally calling for a special session of the Oklahoma Legislature for lawmakers to address immediate budget issues facing the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, while continuing negotiations on long-term budget solutions. The governor recommended lawmakers address funding the Oklahoma Health Care Authority to avoid provider rateContinue Reading

Revenue Package Fails in Oklahoma House

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In a 54-43 vote, the proposed revenue package introduced by Gov. Mary Fallin and GOP leaders failed to garner the 3/4 majority vote needed to pass in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. The proposed package would’ve place a $1.50 tax on a pack of cigarettes, a six-cent fuel tax increase, tax revisions on alcoholic beverages,Continue Reading

Carolyn McLarty Joins Race for State Senate Seat

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In a press release Friday, Carolyn McLarty, a retired veterinarian from Woodward who has also served as a Republican National Committeewoman for Oklahoma since 2008 and a delegate/alternate for the past six conventions, will join the GOP field vying for the state senate seat in District 27 vacated by Bryce Marlatt following his resignation. McLartyContinue Reading