The Oklahoma Retired Educators Association provides a voice for retired education employees, secures and protects benefits, and enhances the quality of life for its members.
Well the dust is starting to settle at 23rd and Lincoln—well figuratively that is. Construction and renovation are still going on, so the dust is literally still flying. Perhaps it’s metaphorical in relation to the state budget—the dust may still be flying if there are parties that choose to file a suit with the Oklahoma Supreme Court
The House JCAB met, finally at around 11:00 p.m. last night. The highlight was that HB 2429 passed out of committee 17-9. This bill would raise the Gross Production Tax to 4% on some wells. No copy of the bill was available until right before the meeting (about 15 minutes). You can read about the bill here: http://www.oklegislature.gov/BillInfo.aspx?Bill=HB2429&Tab=0
- Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center, 6808 S 107th East Avenue, Tulsa
- Guest Speaker: Glen D. Johnson - Dr. Glen Johnson is the chief executive officer for the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education. He served at the 16th president of Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant for ten years. Johnson served as director of public policy and adjunct professor of law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Prior to his work at OU, Johnson served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1982 to 1996 and was speaker of the House from 1990 to 1996.
- Eight Breakout Sessions
- Silent Auction
- VIM Recognition
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