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Letters to the Editor: April 22, 2014

Again the call for tax cuts goes out. I wrote a letter to Oklahoma Gazette years ago comparing those who call for tax cuts while wanting state and social services to people who would go to a pot luck dinner wanting to eat ham, potatoes and homemade rolls while only taking Oreos or a couple

School’s in

Senate Bill 573, if passed with updated language recommended by a working committee convened by Gov. Mary Fallin with a grant from the National Governors Association, could make Oklahoma a model for national charter school law, said Russ Simnick, senior director of state advocacy and services for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Oklahoma

Take Shelter Oklahoma files lawsuit against attorney general

The lawsuit made its way to the state Supreme Court, which ruled last week that Pruitt’s changes to the petition were valid. However, the court also gave Take Shelter Oklahoma another 90 days to collect signatures. “We do believe the ballot language used by the attorney general is not fair. We think it’s inaccurate, and

Court gives mixed ruling in storm shelter fight

Take Shelter Oklahoma, a group that had been collecting signatures to force a ballot question to use $500 million in state bonds to build shelters, filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Scott Pruitt last year after he changed the language on their petition and ballot. The lawsuit made its way to the state Supreme Court,