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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On this first day of the legislature, KOSU says goodbye to a woman who has covered the shenanigans at the Capitol for many years.

Here's the Journal Record's Marie Price with her final 23rd & Lincoln.


  Oklahoma media outlets are working to keep the state from barring them from executions of convicte criminals.

The Journal Record's Marie Price breaks down the court case for us in this Week's 23rd and Lincoln.

You can find more of Marie's insights at JRLR.net.

Changes are coming to the way Oklahoma executes inmates.

The Journal Record’s Marie Price breaks down the new procedures in this week’s 23rd & Lincoln.


This week's 23rd and Lincoln has Marie Price talking about the latest developments in immigration in Oklahoma.


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Last week, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke at three Oklahoma universities.

In this week’s 23rd and Lincoln, The Journal Record’s Marie Price explains how she was more interested in Sotomayor's personal story than that of a Supreme Court Justice.


State agencies are getting ready to pitch their budget requests to lawmakers in the coming months.

In this week’s 23rd and Lincoln, the Journal Record’s Marie Price explains how that’s not necessarily and easy task.

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

An announcement from the Governor dealing with the medicinal use of an ingredient in marijuana took reporters by surprise last week.

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


In this week’s 23rd & Lincoln, it’s been several decades since the Open Meetings Act was passed by the legislature to shine the light on government agencies.

But, as The Journal Record’s Marie Price shows us, it’s still a foreign concept to some in the public sector.


For more than 20 years, one change to the state constitution has had a profound impact on taxes and revenue lawsuits in Oklahoma.

The Journal Record’s Marie Price takes us through the history and influence of State Question 640 in this week’s 23rd & Lincoln.


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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