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Project Angel: Drumright

Angel Project Takes Off In Drumright

Members of the Oklahoma Archivists Association are in Drumright Oklahoma helping local museum officials catalogue the museum's collections items and materials! This is the initial OAA effort to help museums and historical collections around the state grow and prosper! There were more than six million visitors to our state's museums in FY 2015! The OAA is determined to exceed that number this year!

Henry Named To Top History Post

NORMAN – The curator and head archivist of the largest collection of political commercials in the world has been elected to help lead one of Oklahoma’s newest historical organizations.

National Heritage Responders Offers Harvey (and Irma) Assistance

As the south begins to assess the effects of Hurricane Harvey, the National Heritage Responders stand ready to assist. The NHR is a highly skilled team of conservators and other collections care professionals with expertise in emergency response for cultural heritage collections. The team responds to the needs of cultural institutions during emergencies and disasters through coordinated efforts with first responders, state agencies, vendors and the public. 

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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The U.S. Capitol is seen in this file photograph 

Ads Stir Controversy

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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

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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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