Policy Brief: Powerful state senator clashes with gun rights lobbyist | Government and politics

“I’m just shaking my head,” Andrews said. “Walters is asked to ‘outsource’ to a hand-picked charter school by one of his campaign donors to demonstrate he is getting what teachers and students are dealing with COVID infections and shortages staff reviews? It is not a replacement teaching; he takes advantage of the fate of the students.

Research claim: Republican US Senate candidate Jackson Lahmeyer, who was pictured last month with the leader of a Dallas-based Q-Anon group, told his followers last week that the federal government was involved in virus research which requires a steady supply of “fresh but never frozen aborted products”. babies.”

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Bottom lines: State Auditor and Inspector Cindy Byrd said her office found that the city of Bennington in southeastern Oklahoma had failed to pay more than $100,000 in payroll taxes and that its chief of police and others had benefited from embezzlement of public funds. … Oklahoma is one of three states to cut personal and corporate income tax rates for the current tax year, the Tax Foundation reported. … State Rep. Ajay Pittman, D-Oklahoma City, was the only Oklahoman to receive the Council of State Governments’ 20 under 40 award. … State Representative Mark Lepak, R-Claremore, has been appointed to the CSL’s Fiscal Affairs and Government Operations Committee. …State Sen. President Pro Tem Greg Treat, R-Edmond, is a member of the Republican State Leadership Committee, the GOP PAC focused on legislative elections. … State Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, is trying to revive the idea of ​​a state militia separate from the National Guard, an idea floated several years ago to no avail. … A recent survey ranked Tulsa as the 10th worst city in the nation for dog walking.

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