2018 legislative session

Oklahoma Political News: Oklahoma Governor Fallin Highlights Successes in 2018 Legislative Session

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin today complimented lawmakers for passing criminal justice reform legislation, appropriating a record amount of funding for public schools, and approving a budget for the upcoming fiscal year without cuts to state agencies. The $7.6 billion budget puts significantly more money toward education, mental health services, and public … Continue reading Oklahoma Political News: Oklahoma Governor Fallin Highlights Successes in 2018 Legislative Session

Gun control bill OK’d by Oregon; 1st since Florida shooting

SALEM, Ore. /February 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Fueled by anguished voices in the aftermath of the Florida high school shooting, Oregon’s Legislature on Thursday banned people convicted of stalking and domestic violence or under restraining orders from buying or owning firearms and ammunition. The passage of the bill by the state Senate on a 16-13 … Continue reading Gun control bill OK’d by Oregon; 1st since Florida shooting