A group wants to repeal HB 101xx, the tax increase passed by the legislature and signed by the governor that raises teacher pay. The group Oklahoma Taxpayers Unite! is seeking to put SQ 799 on the November ballot by getting the required number of signatures. Another group, Decline to Sign 799 is challenging the effort on the streets and in court. Here are two stories that illustrate that battle.
Like a bad penny, the sad legacy of the boneheads that once ran the state department of health has turned up again. Do you remember the missing $30 million and the subsequent layoffs? Turns out there was no financial crisis and hundreds of frontline health workers were needlessly let go says a grand jury that reviewed the historic debacle.