Marie Price

Journal Record Legislative Report’s award-winning Senior Capitol Correspondent Marie Price started covering the State Capitol in 1980 and has written about state government and the law for more than 30 years.

Her career has included service with the Oklahoma Legislative Reporter, predecessor to the Journal Record Legislative Report, The Journal Record and The Tulsa World.

Marie received a juris doctorate from Oklahoma City University in 1991, also earning a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications from OCU in 1979, graduating magna cum laude. While at OCU, she rose to the position of managing editor of The Campus, OCU’s student newspaper. She was honored by her journalism peers in 1998 when she was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame.

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23rd & Lincoln
10:54 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Lawsuits Continue Over ObamaCare

The court battle over the Affordable Care Act also known as Obama Care continues.

The Journal Record’s Marie Price explains it for us in this week’s 23rd and Lincoln.

You can find more of Marie’s insights on the capitol at jrlr.net.

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23rd & Lincoln
8:40 am
Mon July 21, 2014

A Look at the Decision to Overturn Oklahoma's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

On Friday of last week, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled that Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

In this week’s 23rd and Lincoln, The Journal Record’s Marie Price breaks down the decision for us.

You can find more of Marie’s insights on the capitol at jrlr.net.

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23rd & Lincoln
10:35 am
Mon July 14, 2014

State Capitols Getting Less Coverage

Credit Pew Research Center

A new study from the Pew Research Center shows fewer and fewer people are reporting full time at state capitols across the country.

And as The Journal Record’s Marie Price tells us, Oklahoma is not immune to the drought of capitol coverage in this week’s 23rd and Lincoln.


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23rd & Lincoln
8:40 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Examining the Hobby Lobby Ruling's Impact

Last week’s decision from the United States Supreme Court allowing Hobby Lobby to opt out of certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act could have long reaching implication.

The Journal Record’s Marie Price explains in this week’s 23rd and Lincoln.

You can find more of Marie’s insights on the capitol at jrlr.net.

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23rd & Lincoln
8:40 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Nearly 100 Requests for Interim Studies Filed By Oklahoma Lawmakers

The 2014 Oklahoma legislative session officially ended last month, but as The Journal Record’s Marie Price explains, there’s still work to be done and issues to study.

You can find more of Marie’s insights on the capitol at JRLR.net.

Rulings Soon on Same Sex Marriage, Birth Control
8:40 am
Mon June 16, 2014

A Couple of Court Decisions From Oklahoma

Oklahomans are keeping a close eye on a couple of court cases being mulled over right now.

In this week’s 23rd & Lincoln, The Journal Record’s Marie Price talks about the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals looking into Same Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court deciding on birth control and Hobby Lobby store.

You can find more of Marie’s insights on the capitol JRLR.net.

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Things are calming down on 23rd & Lincoln
8:40 am
Mon June 9, 2014

The Life of a Capitol Reporter

  Life at the State Capitol is calming from the hustle and bustle of the 2014 legislative session to a quiet lull now that it’s over and lawmakers are out on the campaign trail.

In this week’s 23rd and Lincoln, the Journal Record’s Marie Price gives us an insight of what it’s like to be a Capitol reporter at the height of the session.

You can find more of Marie’s insights on the capitol jrlr.net.

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23rd & Lincoln
8:40 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Legislators Turn Attention to the Interim

Lawmakers managed to get all their work done one week before they were required to by the state constitution.

But, that doesn’t mean all the work is done for the year.

In this week’s 23rd and Lincoln, the Journal Record’s Marie Price explains most of the work over what is known as the Interim focuses on items they couldn’t get accomplished during the regular session.

You can find more of Marie’s insights on the capitol jrlr.net.

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Term limits spells the end for some at the Capitol
8:40 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Lawmakers Say Goodbye in This Week's 23rd & Lincoln

Lawmakers hope to be done with business this Friday. Because of term limits this could be the final weekend for some of them.

Here’s Marie Price with this week’s 23rd and Lincoln.

You can find more of Marie’s insights on the capitol jrlr.net.

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Gun Bill Revived Despite Veto
8:40 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Senate and House Join to Override Fallin Veto

This week from 23rd & Lincoln, the Journal Record’s Marie Price talks about the recent attacks by the legislature on the judicial branch of government.

You can find more of Marie’s insights on the capitol jrlr.net.

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