Hot Seat For Heller

POLITICAL ADS OKLAHOMAN'S AREN'T SEEING:

Nevada U.S. Senator Dean Heller found out the other day there's somewhere hotter than his home state -- sitting next to the president of the United States.

President Donald Trump put Heller on the public hot seat at a White House Republican luncheon, firing away gently over the senator's reluctance to repeal Obamacare for an alternative proposed by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mtich McConnell, R-Kentucky.

Its Our Job, Man!

 

By Michael Carrier

Director of Communications and Outreach

 

     A few days ago, I was chastised by a reader of our social media sites for posting the National Rifle Association’s latest pro-gun/pro-Trump ad under our social media feature “Political Ads Oklahomans Aren’t Seeing.”

There's No Escape!

Smartphone political ads target non-political events to talk directly to voters, one by one

  • Jul 7, 2017

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Senate Health Plan Revealed

The most intersting story today coming out of our nation's Capital.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/22/politics/senate-health-care-bill/index.html

Watergate Deja Vu

By Dr. Jill Edy 

Forty five years ago last week, five burglars broke into Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate office building in Washington, DC.

Georgia Congressional Battle Turns Beyond Nasty

POLITICAL ADS OKLAHOMANS AREN'T SEEING:

Pragmatism

 

By Andrew Tevington
Attorney at Law
Former Chief of Staff and General Counsel to Gov. Henry Bellmon

 

Rip or Drip?

By Dr. Pat Meirick May 24, 2017

Director of the OU Political Communication Center and Associate Professor of Communications

 

When it comes to taking off a Band-Aid, there are two types of people. Some painstakingly tease the bandage off millimeter by millimeter, follicle by follicle, over the course of an evening. Others simply rip the Band-Aid off all at once.

Legislature will avoid special session, lawmaker says, as cigarette fee proposed to close budget hole

From The Tulsa World, May 23, 2017

 

OKLAHOMA CITY — Lawmakers will attempt to pass a $1.50 fee on cigarettes in lieu of a tax in an effort to close the state's budget hole, a well-placed source told Tulsa World on Tuesday.

House Majority Floor Leader Jon Echols, R-Oklahoma City, said lawmakers expect to be adjourned by Friday. He said lawmakers will avoid a special session.

The cigarette fee is expected to generate $215 million.

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