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Week in Washington: Gaming compacts take center stage

President of the National Congress of American Indians, Fawn Sharp, delivered the State of Indian Nations address on Monday and focused on tribal sovereignty, economic opportunity, government to government relations and the environment.

Conner Caughlin

February 14, 2020

Photo by Hogan Gore WASHINGTON -- Here’s a look at our stories in and around Washington this week: Tribe Officials Discuss Gaming Compacts at State of Indian Nations Gaming compacts in Oklahoma came up after Monday’s State of Indian Nations address, highlighting the ongoing conflict be...

Group of OK teachers split with OEA, push for income tax reform

From left to right, Norman teachers Darcy Pippins, Kathy Wilson, Dawn Brockman and Stephania Abell meet to discuss their walkout strategy for the week on Sunday. The teachers, led by Brockman, decided to push for income tax reform bill HB3113.

Jordan D'Silva

April 10, 2018

Some teachers have split with the Oklahoma Education Association, pushing for income tax reform instead of removing the tax exemption on capital gains. This comes after House Majority Floor Leader Jon Echols expressed doubt in the capital gains tax, saying the tax was traded for votes to raise the...

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