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Democrats Call for Governor to Change Course, Declare Emergency

State Rep. Melissa Provenzano, D-Tulsa:“Needs across Oklahoma are different, and one thing is clear - we need local control returned and we need it now. Our little ones cannot get the vaccine, and they are getting sick in larger numbers with the Delta variant. We must be able to take the steps necessary to

By |2021-08-09T22:32:13+00:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: Calvin's Additions, Democratic Party Politics, DemoOkie News|0 Comments

Update from Sen Julia Kirt

Dear Friend, As we continue to work through the difficulties presented by COVID-19, I hope you are continuing to stay safe and diligent in helping stop the spread. I am encouraged by how strong we have started our vaccination distribution, and I know with hard work and determination we can get Oklahoma on the right

By |2021-08-08T14:47:01+00:00August 8th, 2021|Categories: Calvin's Additions, Democratic Party Politics, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Trump lawyer has finally been held accountable. She shouldn’t be the last.

Opinion by Jennifer Rubin Columnist Jan. 6, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. CST We now have perhaps the first noteworthy instance in which a lawyer has faced consequences for egregious conduct in service to President Trump. The Post reports: “Republican lawyer Cleta Mitchell, who advised President Trump during his Saturday phone call with Georgia’s secretary of

By |2021-01-25T13:47:36+00:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Calvin's Additions, DemoOkie News, Washington Post|0 Comments

Sen. Young files bill modifying notary requirement

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. George Young, D-Oklahoma City, has filed Senate Bill 480, which would modify the state’s requirement to become a public notary. Under the measure, a felony conviction would not be grounds for disqualifying a person or removing a person as a notary unless the conviction was for a felony crime that

By |2021-01-21T23:47:07+00:00January 21st, 2021|Categories: Calvin's Additions, DemoOkie News|0 Comments

Senate Democrats Announce Leadership Team

OKLAHOMA CITY – Today the Senate Democratic Caucus announced their leadership team for the 58th Legislature. Sen. Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, was unanimously elected to serve another term as Senate Democratic Leader. She has served as Senate Democratic Leader since 2018. Sen. Floyd was elected to the Oklahoma Senate in 2014 and reelected in 2018.

By |2021-01-19T22:00:23+00:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Calvin's Additions, DemoOkie News, News Releases|0 Comments

Young files measure to reinstate the earned income tax credit

OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. George Young, D-Oklahoma City, filed a measure Sunday aimed to reinstate the refundability of the state earned income tax credit (EITC), which serves as an essential tax benefit for working families across Oklahoma. Senate Bill 220 would restore the refundability of the state EITC to 5 percent, meaning if the amount

By |2021-01-19T21:22:17+00:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Calvin's Additions, DemoOkie News, News Releases|Tags: |0 Comments

More Sedition from Republicans

Sen. Standridge praises AG Hunter for joining Texas lawsuit OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman, issued the following statement Thursday after Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter announced his support of a Texas lawsuit challenging the 2020 presidential election results for Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan and Wisconsin in the U.S. Supreme Court. “I would like

By |2020-12-28T20:53:49+00:00December 28th, 2020|Categories: Calvin's Additions, DemoOkie News|0 Comments

The Letter of Sedition

December 22, 2020 To the Honorable members of the Oklahoma Congressional Delegation, As a member of the Oklahoma Congressional Delegation you have the distinct privilege and honor to count the ballots cast by the electors of the several states. It being necessary to the preservation of our republican form of government (Article, IV Section 4),

By |2021-01-19T21:22:18+00:00December 28th, 2020|Categories: Calvin's Additions, DemoOkie News|0 Comments

Never Forget this act of Sedition

Senators join Bullard in urging Congress to fight illegal voting action in four states OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. David Bullard, R-Durant, and 14 other senators sent a letter on Tuesday urging Congress to fight illegal ballots in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The letter to Oklahoma’s congressional delegation asks them to voice their objections, bring

By |2020-12-28T19:42:18+00:00December 28th, 2020|Categories: Calvin's Additions, DemoOkie News|0 Comments