Conservative Index Add
pagetitle

Thursday, August 24th, 2017Last Update: Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 01:57:38 PM

The New Ideology of the Legislature

Published: Summer 2017 By: Rep. Jason Murphey

I will detail here the chain of events that transformed what I initially believed could be the best...Continued Inside...

Tulsa Today
Great Oklahoma
Sooner Politics
Other News...

Tax Profligation Challenged

Published: Summer 2017 By: Stan Ward

SQ 640 was perhaps the most prolific grass roots amendment ever to the Oklahoma Constitution....Continued Inside...

Special Elections for Legislative Seats

Published: Summer 2017 By: Constitution Staff

Special Elections to fill vacancies in the Oklahoma Legislature are progressing, with three of seven...Continued Inside...

What Drives RINOs to Kill Elephants?

Published: Summer 2017 By: John Michener

We all understand that power corrupts, so it is no surprise that the Oklahoma Conservative Index...Continued Inside...

Dan Fisher for Governor: What in the world is he thinking?

Published: Summer 2017 By: Charlie Meadows

After informing many folks about former Republican State Representative Dan Fisher, now pastor,...Continued Inside...

A Three-Point Plan for Reforming Higher Education in Oklahoma

Published: Summer 2017 By: David Deming

Over the past few years the higher education establishment in Oklahoma has repeatedly warned that...Continued Inside...

2018 Race for Governor

Published: Summer 2017 By: Constitution Staff

Gov. Mary Fallin, who is now entering the final two years of her second term, is prohibited by term...Continued Inside...

Front Page Image

Oklahoma Legislators Rated

Published: Summer 2017 By: Constitution Staff

This issue of the Oklahoma Constitution presents the 39th annual Oklahoma Conservative Index, rating our state legislators. Members of each house of the Oklahoma Legislature were rated on ten key votes. A favorable vote on these issues represents a belief...... Continued Inside...

Our Michelle Obama Legislature

Published: Summer 2017 By: Steve Byas

When we started the Oklahoma Conservative Index in 1979, we had about 20 Republicans in the state House and less than ten in the Senate. Over the years, as the Republican strength slowly grew, I told folks that it would be different when the Republicans...... Continued Inside...

In The Mail...
Letters to the Editor for Summer 2017
Constitution StaffSummer 2017

AT&T Bribery Refund CaseI have not only followed bribery cases at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission for more than 20 years, I have also assisted law enforcement investigations. On November 3, 2015, I tried to intervene in the $16 billion AT&T...... Continued Inside...

Tidbits...
Tidbits for Summer 2017
Constitution Staff Summer 2017

New Democrat State ChairOklahoma Democrats elected a new state chair to run the party for the next two years at the Oklahoma Democratic State Convention on May 20 in Oklahoma City. Mark Hammons, the incumbent, did not run for reelection. Four candidates...... Continued Inside...

2018 Race for Governor

Published: Summer 2017 By: Constitution Staff

Gov. Mary Fallin, who is now entering the final two years of her second term, is prohibited by term-limits from seeking a third four-year term in 2018. With the seat open next year, a large number of candidates have entered the race, while others have...... Continued Inside...

A Three-Point Plan for Reforming Higher Education in Oklahoma

Published: Summer 2017 By: David Deming

Over the past few years the higher education establishment in Oklahoma has repeatedly warned that their mission of education is being compromised by a funding crisis. They want more money but offer nothing in return. Administrators have turned a blind eye...... Continued Inside...

Dan Fisher for Governor: What in the world is he thinking?

Published: Summer 2017 By: Charlie Meadows

After informing many folks about former Republican State Representative Dan Fisher, now pastor, historian, actor, author, tour guide and yes, candidate for governor, the common response was, Can he win? One of my customers and a friend of Dans was the one...... Continued Inside...

What Drives RINOs to Kill Elephants?

Published: Summer 2017 By: John Michener

We all understand that power corrupts, so it is no surprise that the Oklahoma Conservative Index scores of those in leadership are lower than the rest of the Legislature. This is a typical pattern. But simple power alone cannot account for the abysmal...... Continued Inside...

Constitution Columnists

Linda Murphy

Oklahomas Education Standards for American History
Oklahomas standards and testing for American History are being rewritten as educators learned at the...

Theodore King

THE FEDERAL PAGE for Summer 2017
Congressman Markwayne MullinDid, Indeed, Not Tell the TruthIn the spring issue I wrote that Second...

Richard Engle

Republicans for Governor
Its early, but any serious candidate has, by now at least, made public their intent to run. The...

Brandon Dutcher

Bartlesville School Board Looks Out for Taxpayers
In June, the Bartlesville school board voted unanimously to outsource the schools janitorial...

Andrew K. Boyle

Drew Edmondson and the Coming Democratic SuperCell
Its the lazy days of summer. That time of the year when political noise tends to quiet a bit....

Past Issues of The Oklahoma Constitution

© 2001 - 2009 The Oklahoma Constitution, all rights reserved.
Contact the Oklahoma Constitution by calling 405-366-1125 or emailing okconsti@aol.com
Content Management System (CMS) provided by WebTeks2010.com - Guthrie, Oklahoma.