Proposed Budget Bill 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

State Sen. Marlatt Resigns

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Oklahoma State Senator Bryce Marlatt has resigned from the legislature, effective immediately. Marlatt, who is from Woodward, was booked and released after posting $5,000 bond Tuesday morning in his sexual battery case. The former legislator stands accused of making sexual advances toward a female Uber driver back in late June. The driver also told policeContinue Reading