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Oklahoma Governor Thanks Jerry Brown for Earthquake Help

Oklahoma’s Republican Governor, Mary Fallin, wrote a December 9 letter to California Governor Jerry Brown thanking him for the help Caltrans officials have offered educating Oklahoma officials regarding earthquakes.

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OK Gov. Defies State Supreme Court: 10 Commandments Monument Remains

One governor is showing the way to stand up to anti-Judeo-Christian secularists assaulting Biblical values. On Tuesday, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin defied the state’s Supreme Court, asserting that the Ten Commandments monument stationed at the Capitol will remain despite the court’s ruling that it has to be removed.

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Fallin Touts Keystone in GOP Weekly Address

Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) urged President Obama to sign off on the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline during Saturday’s GOP Weekly Address. Transcript as Follows: “Good morning, I’m Mary Fallin, governor of the great state of Oklahoma.  And today,

OK Governor Demands Obama Stop the Secrecy on Illegal Children

OK Governor Demands Obama Stop the Secrecy on Illegal Children

Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” Gov. Mary Fallin (R-OK) demanded President Barack Obama be “forthright” with Oklahomans and end the secrecy about the undocumented children the administration has sent to her state. The

OK Gov. Mary Fallin to Obama: End 'Secrecy' Surrounding Release of Illegals

OK Gov. Mary Fallin to Obama: End 'Secrecy' Surrounding Release of Illegals

On Monday, Oklahoma Republican Governor Mary Fallin called on President Barack Obama to end the secrecy surrounding the transfer of illegal immigrant juveniles to states across the country and accused the Obama administration of intentionally burdening states to use their

Oklahoma Governor Told About Illegals 'Through the Media'

Oklahoma Governor Told About Illegals 'Through the Media'

On Wednesday’s “America’s Newsroom” on the Fox News Channel, Gov. Mary Fallin (R-OK) said she found out about the transfer of illegal immigrants to her state “through the media.” “I was alerted through the media” stated Fallin. And that when

Common Core Proponents Urge OK Gov. Fallin Not to Sign Common Core Repeal

Common Core Proponents Urge OK Gov. Fallin Not to Sign Common Core Repeal

While thousands of people from across the nation are urging Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) to sign her state’s Common Core repeal bill, Oklahoma Business and Education Coalition executive director Phyllis Hudecki and Michael Brickman, national policy advisor of the

Thousands Urge OK Gov. Mary Fallin to Sign Common Core Repeal Bill

Thousands Urge OK Gov. Mary Fallin to Sign Common Core Repeal Bill

Thousands of parents, teachers, and concerned citizens are urging Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) to sign a Common Core repeal bill that was overwhelmingly approved by the state legislature. Fallin has until Saturday, June 7 to decide whether to sign

Letter Campaign Urges Oklahoma's Mary Fallin to Repeal Common Core

Letter Campaign Urges Oklahoma's Mary Fallin to Repeal Common Core

In the wake of the Oklahoma state legislature’s overwhelming approval of a bill to repeal and replace the Common Core standards, Restore Oklahoma Public Education (R.O.P.E.) has begun a letter-writing campaign to urge Fallin to sign the bill. Gov. Mary

Oklahoma Lawmakers Vote to Repeal Common Core

Oklahoma Lawmakers Vote to Repeal Common Core

The Oklahoma legislature voted overwhelmingly Friday night to repeal the Common Core math and English standards for its state’s schools and to replace them with standards developed by the state. The bill now heads to Gov. Mary Fallin’s (R) desk

Patriot Groups Aim to End Common Core with Letter to Governors

Patriot Groups Aim to End Common Core with Letter to Governors

On Monday, Emmett McGroarty, Education Director of the American Principles Project, along with other concerned Americans, will be requesting in a letter addressed to the Chairman of the National Governors Association (NGA) an end to the Common Core education project.

Oklahoma Battles Group over Statue of Satan

Oklahoma Battles Group over Statue of Satan

A battle will soon be held in Oklahoma over a statue of Satan that a group wants to erect near the monument of the Ten Commandments on the Statehouse lawn in Oklahoma City. A group called the Satanic Temple, backed

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Halts Executions After Botched Lethal Injection

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has issued a stay of execution of 14 days for Charles Frederick Warner after a previously scheduled execution went awry. Officials said Clayton Derrell Lockett’s veins collapsed during his planned execution this evening. Lockett’s execution was halted when

Oklahoma 'Abolishes' Common Core

Oklahoma 'Abolishes' Common Core

The Oklahoma Senate Education Committee has passed a House bill out of committee that will essentially abolish the state’s Common Core standards, yet the bill may be seen as less than perfect by Common Core detractors. Earlier in March, the

Oklahoma GOP Pass Resolution to Oppose Common Core

Oklahoma GOP Pass Resolution to Oppose Common Core

The Oklahoma GOP has passed a resolution to oppose Common Core standards in the state, promising to protect the Oklahoma education system. RESOLVED, The State Committee of the Oklahoma Republican Party stands in opposition to Common Core Standards (by any

Oklahoma Bill Would Require Pledge of Allegiance in Schools

Oklahoma Bill Would Require Pledge of Allegiance in Schools

Oklahoma legislators, fighting against political correctness and initiating a battle for traditional American values, will consider various bills implementing a shift toward those traditional values when they return to the Capitol on Feb. 3.  One bill offered by Republican Sen.

Pro-Life Women Lawmakers, Activists to Challenge Pelosi and Supporters

Pro-Life Women Lawmakers, Activists to Challenge Pelosi and Supporters

A group of pro-life female lawmakers and activists are hastening efforts toward a political showdown with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and her larger group of pro-abortion women politicians. The Washington Examiner reports that the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List

51 Dead from Oklahoma Tornado

51 Dead from Oklahoma Tornado

By TIM TALLEYAssociated PressMOORE, Okla.A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to

Flaming Lips tune pulled as Oklahoma's rock song

(AP) Flaming Lips tune pulled as Oklahoma’s rock songBy SEAN MURPHYAssociated PressOKLAHOMA CITYOklahoma’s governor has taken The Flaming Lips’ “Do You Realize??” out of rotation, pulling the tune as the state’s official rock song in a move her office says

Army Reduces Soldier's Sentence to 15 Years

On Thursday, the Army Clemency and Parole Board reduced the sentence of Army Ranger 1st Lt. Michael Behenna from 20 to 15 years, according to a news release from Rep. Mary Fallin (R-Okla.). Lieutenant Behenna, who is currently serving his