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State Question (SQ) 787

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 2016 Oklahoma Secretary of State Completes Count of Signatures for Proposed State Question 787 OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Secretary of State Chris Benge today announced his office has completed the…




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Absentee deadline approaches

Text BoxText BoxShapeShapeImage NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Date Aug. 16, 2016 CONTACT:State Election Board PIO Bryan Dean, (405) 522-6624 bdean@elections.ok.gov Absentee deadline approaches, early voting scheduled for Runoff Primary Election (Oklahoma City) – Voters have…


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OKLAHOMA STATE TREASURER KEN MILLER

OKLAHOMA STATE TREASURER KEN MILLER For Immediate Release: August 12, 2016 Oklahoma Unclaimed Property Program and Treasurer Miller to be featured on CBS News’ 60 Minutes this Sunday OKLAHOMA CITY – A story about State Treasurer Ken Miller…


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Schools has $1.9 billion in unspent funds

Earlier this week, I talked with KFOR and The Oklahoman about the $1.9 billion in carry-over funds in Oklahoma school districts. According to OCPA research fellow Steve Anderson, school districts collectively carried over $1.9 billion in unspent funds…


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Water Rights Agreement Reached

Momentous Water Rights Agreement Reached by the Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, State of Oklahoma and City of Oklahoma City Agreement settles long-standing water disputes, establishes framework for future cooperation and conservation, and provides certainty for…



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Who’s looking out for the taxpayers

Oklahoma DOC director asks some good questions about state government by The Oklahoman Editorial Board Published: August 6, 2016 JOE Allbaugh asks a blunt question about the operation of state government: “Who’s looking out for…