Here is a sampling of headlines for the morning of December 1, 2014:
The nation’s first constitutionally protected tobacco trust set up by Oklahoma voters in 2000 is about to pay out as much in dividends as it receives from cigarette companies. (NewsOK)
Conservatives are raising concerns of tax increases because of a bill under consideration in the State Supreme Court. (Journal Record)
Oklahoma Islamic leaders are feeling increased tension between their faith and the majority Christians. (Tulsa World)
Here is a sampling of headlines for the morning of November 21, 2014:
Oklahoma’s Attorney General promises a lawsuit against the President’s immigration plan. (NewsOK)
The President’s immigration plan draws praise from some in northeast Oklahoma. (Tulsa World)
Controversy over the Pride of Oklahoma at OU results in a returning band director nearly doubling his pay. (Journal Record)
The State Supreme Court on July 29 heard a lawsuit and constitutional challenge to House Bill 2562, a measure that would change the effective state tax rate levied on oil and gas production.
Both parties agreed that the measure was written to reduce taxes, but is HB 2562 a “revenue bill?” That definition is important because this court battle isn’t about policy, it’s about procedure.