On July 14, Our Revolution Oklahoma, a chapter of the group formed by former staffers and supporters of the Bernie Sanders 2016 presidential campaign, had a well-attended organizational meeting in Moore. 80 people from across the state attended. A followup meeting will be held on August 15.
The reconvene of the Oklahoma Democratic Party on July 15 went pretty smoothly once a quorum was present. Anna Langthorn was pretty universally commended for her facilitation of the event, though, afterward, she was seeking out recommendations for orthopedic shoes.
Democratic State Representatives are being pro-active about a possible constitutional showdown over the state budget and resulting special session.
Senator seeks to nail down state’s cost for defending unconstitutional laws – By Barbara Hoberock, Tulsa World, July 23 2017
A new study shows that Oklahoma is dead last in funding for higher education. Add that to the deepest cuts to K-12 public education in the country. Isn’t full Republican control of Oklahoma government great?
Tom Guild, candidate for OK-5, did a 2.5 hour AMA on Reddit.
Meanwhile, Kendra Horn, also running for OK-5, was interviewed by Red Dirt Report‘s Chelsea Copeland.
Most Republicans hold negative view of higher ed by Ben Felder, published in the Oklahoman, July 23, 2017
Oklahoma delegation in DC works to decimate federal government – DC Report column by Randy Krehbiel in Tulsa World, July 23, 2017.
USGS in Oklahoma showed how following the dots can be really frightening!
— USGS in Oklahoma (@USGS_Oklahoma) July 20, 2017