Sen. Andrew Rice announced today that he will be filing legislation for the upcoming session to help better protect bicyclists in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma democrat said the legislation is necessary following the recent deaths of three Oklahomans in bicycle-related accidents.
A plan to end private contracts for flight instruction at Vance Air Force Base and other training bases would end up costing taxpayers millions of dollars. State Sen. Patrick Anderson, R-Enid, said the Air Force’s proposal makes no sense.
“This is the kind of bureaucratic bungling that has destroyed the public’s trust in the federal government. Despite claims that this plan would save more than $480 million over five years, it will actually end up costing taxpayers another $27.5 million—and that’s based on the Air Force’s own numbers.
Created in 2007, the Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is in its fourth year and Senators Don Barrington and Jay Paul Gumm hope that Oklahomans will take advantage of the cost-savings and make this year the most successful one so far.read more.
With Boeing’s announcement that they are moving over 500 jobs from California to Oklahoma City, Senate President Pro Tem Glenn Coffee says the work done by Republicans in the Oklahoma Legislature is paying dividends already.read more.