Commentary by Rep. Greg Babinec
The Oklahoma House of Representatives wrapped up the First Session of the 56th Legislature on May 26. At the end of the day, we passed a $6.9 billion budget, which is a slight increase over last year’s appropriated funds.
Having previously served in Law Enforcement for twenty years and serving the last seven years as the Executive Director of a Drug Court Program, I have concerns relating to State Questions 780 and 781.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank each of you for your support and backing for the last nine years I served on the Council.
An OSU student group is pushing for texting and driving reform. The following is an opinion editorial piece written by OSU Senior Susan Occhipinti.
The following is an opinion piece regarding storm shelters for apartment complexes written by Grant Armstrong, OSU MA Student, Political Science.
Cushing resident and current Chairman of the Board of Cushing Commissioners Joe Manning has given a rebuttal to a recent newspaper editorial regarding the upcoming vote on the renovation of City Hall.
David Reid, owner/publisher of the Cushing Citizen, recently wrote an editorial regarding the upcoming vote on renovating City Hall. Because of the video rebuttal by Joe Manning, KUSH offered equal opportunity to Reid who declined a video, but did send the original editorial for us to post.
Congressman Frank Lucas today released the following statement after the
U.S. House of Representatives passed multiple pieces of legislation
this week to help “Stop Government Abuse” and restore certainty for
delivered America’s farmers, ranchers and consumers what they deserve
by passing the Agricultural Act of 2014 – commonly referred to as the
farm bill. This
five-year comprehensive bill ensures producers have the tools they need
to provide an affordable and stable food and fiber supply.
Editor’s note: This is one of a regular series of monthly columns titled “Oklahoma Now” by Governor Mary Fallin.