Other critics point to a lack of courtroom experience, noting that Wyrick admits in his application that he has only taken one civil case to verdict on a bench trial and has never taken either a civil or criminal case to verdict before a jury. Also, he has never been a judge.
Proposed bills include changes to taxes, the number of liquor licenses someone may have and stores opening on Sundays.
“When I hear farms complaining about the bureaucracy and the agencies bothering them, they are talking about the federal government, not the state,” he said. “This will not protect from federal intervention.”
The proposed change would incorporate the protections into Oklahoma Constitution’s Bill of Rights.
Oklahoma City Council and others seek reforms and more transparency in Oklahoma tax laws.
State Question 779 would utilize a 1 percent sales tax to fund the Education Improvement Fund.
Oklahoma Conference of Churches’ second Evenings of Listening event explores the right to farm debate.
Two proposed bills could result in massive changes to Oklahoma’s antiquated alcohol and liquor laws.
Green the Vote is pushing a petition to get State Question 778 on next year’s voting ballot.
Dave Bond asserts that Initiative Petition 403, which involves teacher pay and sales taxes, is unconstitutional.