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Commentary: Where’s the transparency?

Commentary: Where’s the transparency?

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.

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Alcohol reform is still underway at the state Capitol

Proposed bills include changes to taxes, the number of liquor licenses someone may have and stores opening on Sundays.

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Law language of State Question 777 is major issue for opponents, as supporters preach its protections

“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.”

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State Question 776 asks voters to protect the death penalty in Oklahoma

The proposed change would incorporate the protections into Oklahoma Constitution’s Bill of Rights.

Ward 5 Councilman David Greenwell, and Ward 6 Councilwoman Meg Salyer, listen to Curbside Chronicle editor, Rayna O'Connor, speak during the 12-2-15 Oklahoma City Council meeting.  (Mark Hancock)

Oklahoma City Council votes to form tax force focused on reform

Oklahoma City Council and others seek reforms and more transparency in Oklahoma tax laws.

Dave Bond, CEO of OCPA IMPACT, at his offices in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

State Question 779 sparks debate over sales tax

State Question 779 would utilize a 1 percent sales tax to fund the Education Improvement Fund.

Justin Lindstrom and Bill Tabernee pose for a photo at Saint Paul's Cathedral, Wednesday, March 30, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Oklahoma Conference of Churches explores right to farm issue

Oklahoma Conference of Churches’ second Evenings of Listening event explores the right to farm debate.

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Booze and Brews: Proposed bills could change Oklahoma’s alcohol laws

Two proposed bills could result in massive changes to Oklahoma’s antiquated alcohol and liquor laws.

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