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Another legislative assault on Oklahoma’s Promise scholarship program (The Oklahoman)

By The Oklahoman Editorial Board OKLAHOMA’S Promise has helped thousands of students attain college degrees. For many of these lower- and middle-income students, higher education would have been out of reach without this taxpayer-funded scholarship program. So why would lawmakers… Read more [More...]

Old friends face off in Oklahoma wind farm debate (Tulsa World)

By Casey Smith Blue Mound is the highest point on Frank Robson’s Craig County cattle ranch and was once, he says, one of the highest points in the Cherokee Nation. Robson, who runs a commercial real estate business in Claremore,… Read more [More...]

On budget, Oklahoma lawmakers’ rhetoric, reality conflict (The Oklahoman)

By The Oklahoman Editorial Board THE Republicans who hold a supermajority in the Legislature often claim they want to reduce the size of government. When they announced the latest state budget, legislative leaders declared it reduced spending by $102.1 million.… Read more [More...]

Oklahoma budget games: Less is more, more or less (Oklahoma Watchdog)

By Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY — If analysts on the right and the left are to be believed, the Oklahoma Legislature managed to produce a state budget for the coming year that is both dishonest and impenetrable. Jonathan Small,… Read more [More...]