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School Storm Shelter Measure Stalls in Oklahoma House Committee

The author of legislation asking voters to decide whether to fund storm shelters in public schools has failed to get it out of an Oklahoma House committee. Democratic Rep. Joe Dorman of Rush Springs asked the House Rules Committee to …

Oklahoma Lawmaker Files Bill to Fund School Storm Shelters

An Oklahoma lawmaker has filed legislation that would ask voters to decide whether to fund storm shelters in public schools. The measure was filed by Rep. Joe Dorman of Rush Springs, a Democratic candidate for governor. It is similar to …

Oklahoma Governor Opposes Bond Issue For School Shelters

A proposed bond issue to pay for storm shelters in every Oklahoma school won’t have the support of Gov. Mary Fallin if the measure makes it to the ballot. The proposal calls for using franchise tax revenue to retire the …