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RELEASE: Edmondson says legislature should be subject to sunshine laws

Edmondson says legislature should be subject to sunshine laws Transparency a start to restoring faith in government OKLAHOMA CITY, March 12, 2018 – Secret meetings and backroom deals are the everyday norm at our state capitol. That is why gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson today is calling on Oklahoma’s legislature to fully subject its actions to…

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RELEASE: Edmondson Announces Farmers’ Bill of Rights

RELEASE: Edmondson Announces Farmers’ Bill of Rights Gubernatorial candidate outlines guiding principles for agriculture, rural Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY, Mar. 5, 2018 — Gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson today unveiled a “Family Farmers Bill of Rights” offering tangible solutions to protect Oklahoma’s long tradition of agriculture in rural communities and its important role in the state’s economy….

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RELEASE: Vietnam Veteran Edmondson Decries Legislative Plan to Close Talihina Veterans’ Center

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 8, 2018 — Concerned about a decade of drastic funding cuts and declining services for military veterans, Drew Edmondson, gubernatorial candidate and Vietnam veteran, is urging the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs (ODVA) to protect the Talihina Veterans’ Center. Dismayed to learn that the ODVA is supporting a legislative effort to close…

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RELEASE: Edmondson Announces Plan to Fund Capital Improvement Projects with Gross Production Tax

TULSA, Jan. 8, 2018 — Gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson today said Oklahoma should invest in its future by working to reduce its dependence on unstable income sources like the gross production tax (GPT) and creating a capital improvement fund. Once the budget situation has stabilized and core government services like education, public safety and health…

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RELEASE: Edmondson Announces Plan to Bring Transparency to Oklahoma Government

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 29, 2017 — Citing a pervasive culture of secrecy and backroom deals among government leaders, gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson today announced an initiative to bring transparency back to the state capitol. Edmondson today said that if he is elected, he will create an Office of Open Government within the governor’s office with…

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RELEASE: Supreme Court decision highlights legislature’s failure

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 10, 2017 – “Another example of failed leadership” is how gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson described the fallout from a ruling today that rejects a key legislative budget bill. The Oklahoma Supreme Court dealt another blow to an already dismal legislative session when it struck down a critical piece of the legislature’s ill-conceived…

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RELEASE: Edmondson raises over $300,000 in Q2

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 31, 2017 — Just two months after announcing his candidacy, Drew Edmondson has raised more than $300,000 for his gubernatorial campaign. Edmondson, who announced his bid for governor on May 1, raised $300,211.30 for the fundraising period ending June 30. Since announcing his candidacy, Edmondson has focused on his record of standing…

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RELEASE: Edmondson Announces Plan to Put Budget to a Vote of the People

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 13, 2017 – When the legislative session kicks off in February, Oklahoma will likely be facing a revenue shortfall for the fourth straight year. If the legislature fails again, Drew Edmondson has a plan to address the state’s funding crisis. Edmondson, a candidate for governor in 2018, today announced his Take Back…

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RELEASE: Edmondson Launches Petition Against Proposed Federal Health Care Law

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 23, 2017 — Expressing “grave concern,” former Attorney General Drew Edmondson today launched a petition drive aimed at showing Oklahomans’ opposition to a provision of the proposed federal health care law that will put rural hospitals and the health of nearly a million Oklahomans in jeopardy. The bill, which could come up…

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