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Former U.S. Rep. Dan Boren and John D. Harper listen as Julie Knutson speaks as The Oklahoma Academy released its Strategic Public Policy Goals for 2017-2020 Jan. 23 at the state Capitol. | Photo Laura Eastes

The Oklahoma Academy releases its Strategic Public Policy Goals for 2017-2020

The organization’s goals focus on fixing the state’s budget issues and building a stronger Oklahoma.

Full court press

In announcing his selection, Obama called Robert Bacharach, a U.S. magistrate judge in the Western District of Oklahoma, an “outstanding candidate” who will “serve the American people with integrity and distinction.” The 52-year-old Bacharach unanimously received a “well qualified” rating from the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary, that panel’s highest ranking.

Tishomingo attorney, former mayor eyeing Boren’s House seat

Tishomingo City Attorney and former Mayor Dustin Rowe (pictured left) stated in a press that he would be forming an exploratory committee to consider running for the seat vacated by current Rep. Dan Boren, who announced he would not be running again in early June. Rowe, 35, said he has been considering the decision for

Carson bows out of 2nd Congressional District Race via Facebook

Carson had previously told Oklahoma Gazette he was looking at a possible campaign after current Rep. Dan Boren, D-Muskogee, announced his decision to not seek re-election to the seat he has held since 2005. Carson represented the district in eastern Oklahoma from 2001 to 2005. He left the office when he instead chose to run

Rep. Boren’s retirement makes future hazy for state voice in Congress

Boren, 37, the state’s congressional Democrat, represents the 2nd Congressional District, which covers 24 counties in eastern Oklahoma. He attributed his decision to the demands of constant campaigning and time spent away from his family, including his wife, Andrea; and their children, Janna and Hunter. “This is not an easy decision for me,” he said

Rep. Boren not seeking re-election in 2012

Spokesman Cole Perryman confirmed reports that the conservative Democrat plans to retire. The representative for Oklahoma’s 2nd Congressional District that covers 24 counties in eastern Oklahoma and serves as the state’s Democratic stronghold, Boren is the only Democrat of the state’s five congressional representatives. Following in the footsteps of his politician father, former U.S. Senator

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