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Governor signs gun legislation for military personnel

Gov. Fallin recently signed legislation to allow certain military members to carry a handgun without a handgun license.  Sen. Kim David is the author of Senate Bill 35 and says military members’ extensive training with weapons makes the requirement of having a gun license unnecessary. “Our military men and women are highly trained in combat…

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Sen. Thompson named to tax modernization governing board

State Sen. Roger Thompson has been named to serve as the Oklahoma State Senate’s representative to the Streamlined Multi-Sales and Use Tax Agreement Governing Board. Thompson was appointed to the board by Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz. The purpose of the governing board is to administer and operate the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax…

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