By Rep. David Perryman

Nearing the end of the 19th century, millions of Americans suffered from economic and social disenfranchisement. The era known as the Gilded Age, had produced an industrialized United States in which a few had accumulated massive amounts of wealth.

By James Finck

With the indictment of 13 Russians for interfering in our past election, much of the media and social media has rightfully condemned Russia for meddling. Foreign nations should not have a say in America’s election.

Sunday morning broke clear across the countryside near Waco, Texas, but the chill in the air foreshadowed a cold front that would roll through later.

In 2004, the top Oklahoma Individual Income Tax rate was 7%. Historically, the Gross Production Tax Rate for oil and gas severance was also 7%. At those levels, funding was sufficient for school districts to comply with the class size limitations of HB1017.

What did Standard Oil of California, Phillips Petroleum, General Motors, Firestone Tire & Rubber and the Mack Truck Company have in common between 1938 and 1947?

That famous song, “I was country, when country wasn’t cool” never meant all that much to me because country was always cool, at least to me. You see I grew up Dibble, America and could get about anywhere I needed on US 62, 81 and 277.

Life gets busy. It becomes easy to get stuck in a routine and we forget to branch out to try new things and explore the everyday world around us.

By Rep. David Perryman

Serving Oklahoma’s House of Rep. District 56